Frances Jane "Fanny" Crosby (1820-1915), American hymn writer and poetess who wrote over 8,000 hymns. Once a preacher sympathetically remarked, "I think it is a great pity that the Master did not give you sight when He showered so many other gifts upon you." She replied quickly, "Do you know that if at birth I had been able to make one petition, it would have been that I should be born blind?" "Why?" asked the surprised minister. "Because when I get to heaven, the first face that shall ever…

Frances Jane "Fanny" Crosby American hymn writer and poetess who wrote over hymns. I love all this hymns they have a depth of meaning to them and they touched my heart and spirit"

Day 12 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 12 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Violin Solos on Early American Hymn Tunes: 18 Solos with Piano Accompaniment from the Early American Shaped-Note Tradition (Archive Editions Series)

Violin Solos on Early American Hymn Tunes: 18 Solos with Piano Accompaniment from the Early American Shaped-Note Tradition (Archive Editions Series)

Day 14 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 14 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 10 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 10 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 5 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 5 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 1 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 1 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 11 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 11 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 4 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 4 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 13 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

Day 13 of “Go Tell It on the Mountain: Stories of Early American Hymns,“ a Bible-reading plan from She Reads Truth.

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