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Here’s the Most Requested Song for the New Church Hymnbook

Here's The Most Requested Song for the New Church Hymnbook

In June 2018, major upcoming revisions to the official Church hymnbook and Children’s Songbook were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Ronald A. Rasband spoke of the new music collection, which is set to be created over the next few years. “We recognize the power that sacred music has to unify the members of the …

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Sister Missionary Sings “Where Can I Turn for Peace?”

Sister Missionary Sings "Where Can I Turn for Peace"

Sister Sinoxolo Hem, a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Maryland Baltimore Mission, shared her testimony of peace through Jesus Christ with a special rendition of “Where Can I Turn for Peace.” “Everyday we yearn for that peace that will bring harmony and joy in our lives, not temporal peace but Everlasting peace that …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Silent Night

10 Things You Didn't Know About Silent Night

Silent Night is one of the most beloved Christmas carols of all time. Though you may sing it every year, here are ten things you may not have known about it. ONE. The music and lyrics were created by two friends in Austria, Franz Xaver Gruber and Josephus Mohr. Mohr was a priest who walked to Gruber’s house on Christmas …

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An Epic List of Hymns & Songs Written By LDS Church Leaders

An Epic List of Hymns & Songs Written By LDS Church Leaders

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the preface to the official hymnbook of the Church, states, “Some of the greatest sermons are preached by the singing of hymns.” Sacred music is an integral part of Latter-day Saint worship, but did you know many of our leaders have written the text for multiple hymns …

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This Stunning Version of “If You Could Hie to Kolob” Will Rouse Your Soul

This Stunning Version of "If You Could Hie to Kolob" Will Rouse Your Soul

The American Heritage Lyceum Philharmonic, led by Kayson Brown, features promising young high school students from more than 30 schools across Utah. In this new music video, they perform Marshall McDonald’s beautiful arrangement of the beloved hymn, “If You Could Hie to Kolob.” Of the arrangement, McDonald told the story of a young musician named Joseph coming up to talk …

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The Plan of Salvation as Told Through Primary Songs

The Plan of Salvation as Told Through Primary Songs

The Plan of Salvation, also known as the Plan of Happiness and the Plan of Redemption, is the plan created by God for the happiness and exhalation of his children. It is centered on Jesus Christ and helps answer some of the great questions of life. When studying the Plan of Salvation, it can seem like a lot to take …

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5 Beautiful Hymns We Rarely Sing, But Totally Should

5 Beautiful Hymns We Rarely Sing, But Totally Should

Elder Jay E. Jensen once said “Hymns play an essential role in spirituality, revelation, and conversion.” Since Emma Smith released the first LDS hymnal in 1835 to today, Latter-day Saints around the world have found great joy in worshiping through music. Over time, some hymns have become more prominent than others. Classics such as “The Spirit of God,” “I am …

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This Inspiring Family Puts Powerful Gospel Twist to “I Need Thee Every Hour”

After hearing this beautiful original arrangement by the talented Bonner family, you’ll want to hear more! There are ten people in the Bonner clan, eight siblings and parents Debra and Harry, and all are musically talented. Debra and Harry served as Baptist missionaries in Africa before becoming members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In this powerful …

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