Inspiring story of Fanny Crosby

Frances Jane “Fanny” Crosby (1820-1915) was blinded as a child, but went on during her lifetime to write the lyrics to many thousands of great hymns.


Examples:

“All the Way My Saviour Leads Me”
“Blessed Assurance”
“The Bright Forever”
“Close to Thee”
“Eye Hath Not Seen”
“He Hideth My Soul”
“More Like Jesus”
“I Am Thine, O Lord (Draw Me Nearer)”
“Jesus Is Tenderly Calling You Home (Jesus is Calling)”
“My Saviour First of All”
“Near the Cross”
“Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour”
“Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus, Our Blessed Redeemer!”
“Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!”
“Rescue the Perishing”
“Safe in the Arms of Jesus”
“Saved by Grace”
“Saviour, More Than Life to Me”
“Take the World, But Give Me Jesus”
“Tell Me the Story of Jesus”
“To God Be the Glory”
“Unsearchable Riches”

(Words by Fanny Crosby; Music by Robert Lowry, Phoebe Knapp, Hubert P. Main, Silas J. Vail, George C. Stebbins, William J. Kirkpatrick, W. Howard Doane, John R. Sweney, Chester G. Allen)



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