Tag: Fanny Crosby

Yeah, I pretty much have no excuse

Oh, what a happy soul am I Although I cannot see, I am resolved that in this world, contented I will be. How many blessings I enjoy that other people don’t. To weep and sigh because I’m blind, I cannot, and I won’t. – Fanny Crosby American mission worker, poet, lyricist, and composer, Fanny Crosby …

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365 Things I Believe: Blessed Assurance

American Methodist mission worker and hymn writer Fanny Crosby was born on this day in 1820. Blind from infancy, Crosby was known as “the premier hymnist of the gospel song period.” She is credited with writing over 8,000 hymns. “Blessed Assurance” is one of the best-known and most-loved songs that she wrote. Fanny Crosby died …

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