Hymn Story: Jesus Paid It All

Elvina Mable Hall was born in 1818 in Alexandria, Virginia.  She was twice married, to Richard Hall and later to Rev. Thomas Myers.  She died in 1899.  She said the hymn was “written on the fly-leaf of the New Lute of Zion, in the choir of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Baltimore, in the spring of 1865.” She shared her lyrics to […]

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