Sermon illustrations: Hymn

It Is Well with My Soul

One of the best-loved hymns of the faith, “It Is Well with My Soul,” was written by Horatio...

God Protects His Children

Ira Sankey, who for years led the music for D.L. Moody’s evangelistic meetings, was traveling by...

The Story behind Rescue the Perishing

Fanny Crosby loved sharing the Gospel with anyone who would listen. In 1869 she penned the words to...

Faith to Trust God During Trials

A young woman named Anne Steele had encountered one trial and disappointment after another. Her...

A Hymn for Every Person

The Weatherman’s Hymn—There Shall Be Showers of Blessings The Contractor’s Hymn—The Church’s One...

Praise Choruses

An old farmer went to the city one weekend and attended the big city church. He came home and his...

Renamed Hymns

Sometimes singing hymns can be convicting. Here are some you can sing without a tinge of guilt: I...

Saviour Like a Shepherd Lead Us

Ira Sankey was traveling on a steamer down the Delaware river when he was asked to sing. He led the...

God Will Take Care of You

James Cash Penney (who started J. C. Penney stores) made some unwise commitments and became very...

Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Thomas Obediah Chisholm was born in a log cabin in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. He received his...

Come Thou Fount

“It was a bright Sunday morning in 18th century London, but Robert Robinson’s mood was anything but...