Tag: Hymns

Just in Case

“Do you think we should drive a stake through his heart, just in case?” Slovak-American actor and singer, Peter Lorre, was born on this day in 1904 (died 1964). Lorre made this comment to Vincent Price at the funeral of actor Bela Lugosi, veteran horror movie actor known for such roles as Count Dracula. You …

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Sometimes you just need to let the hymns speak

English Christian hymn writer, theologian and logician Isaac Watts was born on this day in 1674 (died November 25, 1748). Watts is credited with writing some 750 hymns. When I Survey the Wondrous Cross has long been a favorite. Charles Wesley reportedly said that he would give up all of the hymns he wrote had he …

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