Hymn Story: Crown Him with Many Crowns

Matthew Bridges was in the middle of the 19th Century battle between the Catholic and Anglican Church.  He wrote scathing articles condemning the Catholic church, before later converting to Catholicism in 1848. He based the hymn Crown Him with Many Crowns on Revelations 19:12 “…and on His head were many crowns.” Bridges was born on July 14, 1800 in Essex, […]

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