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Over one million copies sold! Have you ever wanted to learn more about hymns, but weren’t sure where to start? Bestselling author Robert J. Morgan shares the incredible stories behind the beloved traditional hymns of faith.

Each week millions of Christians around the world use hymns composed by believers from every era and branch of Christianity to join voices in praise—singing psalms and hymns and making melody in their hearts to praise the Lord.

Pastor Robert Morgan’s goal is to keep these traditional hymns vital and meaningful to all generations. Then Sings My Soul will help readers reacquaint themselves with 150 beloved hymns of the faithful. These devotional-style stories show the emotion and drama behind the hymns of faith that have changed many lives throughout history—from the people whose faith led them to write these wonderful hymns to the people whose faith was affected by reading, hearing, and singing them.

As we sing a new song to the Lord, let’s not forget the old ones. It’s the sturdy old hymns of the faith that strengthen and steady us when we are weary and worn. They’re the ones we sing when rising troubled in the night.

Then Sings My Soul contains:

  • Words and music to 150 traditional hymns
  • Short, devotional-style stories providing context on each hymn
  • Hymn index for easy reference
  • Perfect for use as a daily devotional, teaching illustration, or for song leaders and music ministers

An instant classic with more than 1.3 million copies sold, Then Sings My Soul is designed to be personally reflective. These lyrics and stories behind them will speak to your soul, strengthen your faith, and deepen your understanding of God as you worship Him through song.


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Release Date

February 2003

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January 2012

July 2020

Devotional Style

Journaling Prompts

Hymn Sheet Music

Stories About the Featured Hymns

Experience the Hymns in a Beautiful New Way!

Then Sings My Soul

Then Sings My Soul

Historical Context

Historical Context

Sheet Music

Sheet Music

Beautiful Edition Perfect for Gifting

Unique ragged-edge paper for a vintage look. Perfect as a gift for music ministers or as a daily devotional!

Historical Context and Stories

Reflect on the timeless traditions of the hymns as you discover the stories behind their origins and how God stirred the hearts of those who wrote them.

Sheet Music for Each Hymn

Each of the 150 hymns includes full sheet music and lyrics of the featured hymn, allowing readers to immerse themselves in the rich history and theology of each one.

Publisher‏:‎Thomas Nelson (February 3, 2003)
Language‏:‎English
Paperback‏:‎308 pages
ISBN-10‏:‎0785249397
ISBN-13‏:‎978-0785249399
Item Weight‏:‎16 ounces
Dimensions‏:‎6.19 x 0.88 x 9 inches
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