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Use Hymns to the Living God as an Affordable Supplement to Your Current Hymnal

Hymns to the Living God can stand alone as an excellent church hymnal for churches with a conservative worship philosophy who sing traditional hymns. However, at the incredible price of $8 per hymnal for our Church Pew Edition (more information here), our hymnal could also easily be used as a supplement for churches who are not yet ready to completely replace what they currently have.

One way to check the value of this is to use Hymnary.org’s “Compare hymnals” feature. For example, I was recently asked how many hymns would overlap between our hymnal and Majesty Music’s Rejoice Hymns. The pastor is considering purchasing both. Using the compare hymnal feature of Hymnary.org, I discovered that there are 130 hymns that overlap, our has 215 hymns not in Rejoice, and Rejoice has 577 songs not in ours.

You could do the same, of course, with any hymnal in Hymnary.org’s databases.

If you are interested in taking advantage of the $8 one-time discount, please let us know!

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.

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