Wheaton magazine

Volume 20 // Issue 1
Wheaton magazine // Winter 2017
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Photo courtesy of the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College

Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns of Fanny Crosby

The undated manuscript above is one of more than 2,400 of Fanny Crosby's hymn manuscripts housed in The Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College. 

Blinded shortly after her birth in 1820, Crosby wrote her first hymn in 1864 and become a prolific hymn writer whose compositions continue to be published today.

In "Jesus Lord I Come," pictured above, Crosby voiced a response to the invitation from Jesus to come and follow, appealing to long-time and yet-to-be believers.

To learn more and to purchase Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns of Fanny Crosby (Ingegrity Music, 2015), visit Integrity Music's website at this link.

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