Song Story: It took a Miracle

John W. Peterson wrote the hymn “It Took a Miracle” in 1948.

Peterson was born on November 1, 1921 and died on September 20, 2006.  He wrote over 1,000 songs and thirty-five cantatas throughout the course of his career. Some of this best-known hymns include “Heaven Came Down,” “Jesus is Coming Again,” and “Over the Sunset Mountains.”

Performers such as George Beverly Shea and Eddy Arnold recorded “It Took a Miracle.”

One comment

  • Pastor Laren Whaley

    When I was a teenager back in the 70’s our youth choir at my church sang several of John W. Peterson’s cantatas. Both at Christmas & Easter time. They are good memories.

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