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The Six Songs From Billy Graham’s Funeral (via Christianity Today)

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This article from Christianity Today features the six songs that Billy Graham chose for his funeral service, along with commentary about the choices.
The songs:
“Until Then” (Stuart Hamblen, 1958), performed by musical artist Linda McCrary-Fisher
“All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name” (Edward Perronet, 1779), congregational singing led by Bledsoe
“Above All” (Lenny LeBlanc and Paul Baloche, 1999), performed by musical artist Michael W. Smith
“Because He Lives” (Bill and Gloria Gaither, 1970), performed by the Gaither Vocal Band
“To God Be the Glory” (Fanny Crosby/William Howard Doane, 1875), congregational singing led by Bledsoe
“Amazing Grace,” bagpipe escort led by Pipe Major William Boetticher

Above All is an interesting contemporary choice.
Its sentimentality has not seen it age well, but it does fit within the ethos of Graham’s ministry.

Here’s the article.

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