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Fanny J. Crosby – The Lady Behind Blessed Assurance

Believe it or not there are churches that still sing old fashioned hymns such as “Blessed Assurance.” Whenever I sing a hymn, I like to pay attention to the writer.  I think because I myself write poetry and songs, it interests me to know who wrote my favorite songs.  For a long time I have been impressed with Fanny Jane Crosby.  Continue reading

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