“We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain” Hebrews 6:19 Priscilla Owens, born on 21st July, 1829 in Baltimore, Maryland, wrote this hymn. She worked with youth groups and was a Sunday School teacher at the Union Square Methodist Episcopal Church in Baltimore, Maryland. Most hymns written by her, including … Continue reading Will Your Anchor Hold?
“On that day there shall be a fountain opened for the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and uncleanness.” – Zechariah 13:1 Most likely written in 1771, first published in 1772 and republished by Cowper and Newton in 1779, this hymn written based on Zechariah 13:1, was written by William Cowper (pronounced “Cooper”). He was born on the … Continue reading There is a fountain filled with blood