George C. Stebbins: Composer of Some Familiar Hymns

George Stebbins George Stebbins (1846-1945) was an American Gospel hymn writer who composed the music for over fifteen hundred hymns. Associated with D. L. Moody in evangelistic work. Co-editor with Ira Sankey and James McGranahan of many hymn books. Composed the music for the following familiar hymns:
Have Thine Own Way, Lord (words: Adelaide A. Pollard)
I've Found A Friend (words: James G. Small)
Jesus, I Come (words: William T. Sleeper)
Jesus Is Calling (words: Fanny J. Crosby)
Must I Go, and Empty-Handed? (words: Charles C. Luther)
Saved by Grace (words: Fanny J. Crosby)
Take Time To Be Holy (words: William D. Longstaff)
There Is a Green Hill Far Away (words: Cecil F. Alexander)
True-Hearted, Whole-Hearted (words: Frances R. Havergal)
Ye Must Be Born Again (words: William T. Sleeper)

Compiled by Stephen Ross for WholesomeWords.org. 2014.



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