November 20, 1850 – Fanny Crosby

How many times have the hymns “Blessed Assurance”, “To God Be The Glory” and “Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross” been sung? There is no way to count that high. Their blind-at-birth author, Fanny Crosby, received salvation at a Methodist revival on November 20, 1850, and would go on to write cantatas as well as hymns.

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