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All You Ever Wanted To Know About The Zion's Harp

The History Of The Zion's Harp And Its Hymns

The Zion's Harp was the hymnal commissioned by Samuel Froehlich, the founder of the Apostolic Christian Church, for use in all Apostolic Christian Churches. It is still in use today, although translated into English from the original German language for the American congregations. This article discusses the sources for the hymns and reveals that most originated with a now almost forgotten religious movement that started four hundred years ago (coming soon).

No. 86

The Lord Will Provide

Delve into the interesting history of this beloved Zion's Harp hymn, find out why it is different than every other hymn in the Zion's Harp! Learn about the famous author who wrote the lyrics and his dramatic story. Also discover the author of the hymn tune and what it says about the heritage of the Zion's Harp. And you probably did not know that the Zion's Harp is missing two verses of this hymn; find out what they are!

Stay tuned, more Hymn notes will be added to this page soon!


Hear The Hymns

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From The Hymns Of Zion And Other Hymnals Used By The Apostolic Christian Church

Play all the hymns Play all country & bluegrass style hymns Play all pop style, orchestral & misc. style hymns Play all Black Gospel style hymns

A

melody03_green_1.gif A Shelter In The Time Of Storm (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Abide With Me, Tis Eventide (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif All That Thrills My Soul (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif Along The River Of Time (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif Amazing Grace (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif And Can It Be? (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif Are You Washed In The Blood? (bluegrass style)

melody03_green_1.gif Are You Washed In The Blood? (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif At Calvary (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif At The Cross (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif At The Cross (pop style)

B

melody03_green_1.gif Beneath The Cross Of Jesus (classical style)

melody03_green_1.gif Beulah Land (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Blessed Assurance (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Blessed Be The Tie That Binds (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif Blood Of Jesus Medley (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif Burdens Are Lifted At Calvary (piano)

C

melody03_green_1.gif Christ The Lord Is Risen Today (organ)

melody03_green_1.gif Come Thou, Almighty King (piano & orchestra)

melody03_green_1.gif Come Thou Long Expected Jesus (pop style)

D

melody03_green_1.gif Does Jesus Care? (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Down At The Cross (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif Draw Me Nearer, Nearer (piano & organ)

F

melody03_green_1.gif Fairest Lord Jesus (classical style)

melody03_green_1.gif Farther Along (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Footsteps Of Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Faith Is The Victory (guitar)

G

melody03_green_1.gif God Be With You Til We Meet Again (country, Chet Atkins arr.)  

melody03_green_1.gif Great Is Thy Faithfulness (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Great Is Thy Faithfulness (bluesy piano)  

H

melody03_green_1.gif Have Thine Own Way (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Heavenly Sunlight (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif He Hideth My Soul (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Higher Ground (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Hold The Fort (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Holy, Holy, Holy (organ)

melody03_green_1.gif How Great Thou Art (bluegrass style)

melody03_green_1.gif How Great Thou Art (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif How Great Thou Art (pop style)

I

melody03_green_1.gif I Am Thine, O Lord (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif I Bowed On My Knees (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif I Gave My Life For Thee

melody03_green_1.gif I Must Tell Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif I Need Thee Every Hour (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif I Surrender All (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif I Surrender All (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif I Surrender All (pop style 2)

melody03_green_1.gif I'm Marching To Zion (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif In My Heart There Rings A Melody (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif In The Garden (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif In The Sweet Bye And Bye (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif It Is Well With My Soul (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif It Is Well With My Soul (piano)

J

melody03_green_1.gif Jesus, I Come (organ)

melody03_green_1.gif Jesus, Joy Of Man's Desiring (classical style)

melody03_green_1.gif Jesus Loves Me (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif Jesus Paid It All (piano & organ)

melody03_green_1.gif Just A Closer Walk With Thee (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Just A Closer Walk With Thee (honky-tonk piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Just A Closer Walk With Thee (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Just As I Am (misc. instruments)

K

melody03_green_1.gif Kneel At The Cross (piano)

L

melody03_green_1.gif Leaning On The Everlasting Arms (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif Leaning On The Everlasting Arms (bluegrass style)

melody03_green_1.gif Leaning On The Everlasting Arms (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Lily Of The Valley (piano)

M

melody03_green_1.gif Mansion On The Hilltop (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Mansion On The Hilltop (Pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif More About Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif My Anchor Holds (piano & organ)

melody03_green_1.gif My Faith Looks Up To Thee (classical style)

melody03_green_1.gif My Jesus, I Love Thee (piano & orchestra)

melody03_green_1.gif My Jesus, I Love Thee (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif My Jesus, I Love Thee (pop style, 2)

melody03_green_1.gif My Saviour's Love (piano)

N

melody03_green_1.gif Near The Cross (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Near To The Heart Of God (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Nearer My God, To Thee (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Never Alone (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif No, Not One! (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Now The Day Is Over (orchestral)

O

melody03_green_1.gif O, For A Thousand Tongues To Sing (organ)

melody03_green_1.gif  O God, Our Help In Ages Past (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif O Worship The King (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif Oh, How I Love Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Oh, How Sweet To Trust In Jesus (woodwind)

melody03_green_1.gif O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go (organ, brass, woodwind)

melody03_green_1.gif Onward Christian Soldiers (piano & organ)

melody03_green_1.gif Onward Christian Soldiers (player piano)

P

melody03_green_1.gif Peace In The Valley (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif (There's) Power In The Blood (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Precious Lord, Take My Hand (piano & wind)

R

melody03_green_1.gif Revive Us Again (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif Ring The Bells Of Heaven (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Rock Of Ages (piano)

S

melody03_green_1.gif Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead Us (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead Us (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif Seeking The Lost (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Shall We Gather At The River (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Showers Of Blessing (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Since Jesus Came Into My Heart (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Softly And Tenderly (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif Stand Up For Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Standing On The Promises (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Sunday School Medley (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif Suppertime (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Sweet Hour Of Prayer (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif Sweet Hour Of Prayer (bluegrass style)

melody03_green_1.gif Sweet Hour Of Prayer (piano)

T

melody03_green_1.gif Take The Name Of Jesus With You (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Tell Me The Old, Old Story (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif The Banner Of The Cross (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif The Old Account Was Settled (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif The Old Rugged Cross (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif The Old Rugged Cross (player piano)

melody03_green_1.gif The Old Rugged Cross (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif The Old Rugged Cross (pop style, 2)

melody03_green_1.gif The Solid Rock (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif The Solid Rock (piano, arr. 2)

melody03_green_1.gif The Way Of The Cross (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif There Is A Fountain (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif There Is A Fountain (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif There Is A Fountain (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif There Is A Fountain (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif This Little Light Of Mine (bluegrass style)

melody03_green_1.gif This World Is Not My Home (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus (pop style, 2)

melody03_green_1.gif To God Be The Glory (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Trust And Obey (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Trust And Obey (piano, arr. 2)

V

melody03_green_1.gif Victory In Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Victory In Jesus (pop style)

W

melody03_green_1.gif Walking In The Light (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif We'll Understand It Better Bye And Bye (Black Gospel style)

melody03_green_1.gif Were You There? (piano & organ)

melody03_green_1.gif We're Marching To Zion (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif What A Day That Will Be (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif What A Day That Will Be (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif What A Friend We Have In Jesus (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif What A Friend We Have In Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif When I See The Blood (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder (organ)

melody03_green_1.gif When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder (orchestral)

melody03_green_1.gif When We All Get To Heaven (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Where Could I Go? (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Where Could I Go? (pop style)

melody03_green_1.gif Why Me Lord? (country style)

melody03_green_1.gif Who At My Door Is Standing? (bluegrass style)

melody03_green_1.gif Will The Circle Be Unbroken (bluegrass style)

melody03_green_1.gif Wonderful Grace Of Jesus (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Wonderful Words (piano)

melody03_green_1.gif Wonderful Words Of Jesus (piano)

From The Zion's Harp

Coming soon (however, you can hear unembellished music from this hymnal by viewing the notes about the individual hymns in the "Notes From Zion's Harp" section above).