Hymn Story: Trust and Obey

John H. Sammis was born in 1846 in Brooklyn, New York. He was a successful businessman, Presbyterian minister, taught at the Bible Institute of Los Angeles and wrote more than 100 hymns. He died in 1919 in Los Angeles, California. Daniel Brink Towner composed the tune for Trust and Obey.  He explains the origins of the song: “Mr. Moody [Dwight […]

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