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Who is Israel’s race?

I have noticed a great trend in recent years among pastors and music ministers to pay more careful attention to what truth they are singing. Unfortunately, in years gone by, many churches sang songs merely out of habit, even though the truth espoused therein contradicted their statements of faith. It always amuses me when Premillenialists sing “We’ve a Story to

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Refrains: Then

Chuck King briefly discusses refrains that were tacked onto existing hymns in the 19th century, covering one example, “At the Cross,” in detail. This happened a lot in the 19th century, especially (or, specifically?) in the context of revivalist meetings. Songwriters sometimes began with the texts of existing hymns, and added a chorus (refrain). As we will see in the

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