[Our blessed Lord was slain]

[Our blessed Lord was slain]

Composer: B. D. Ackley
Published in 4 hymnals

Composer: B. D. Ackley

Bentley DeForrest Ackley was born 27 September 1872 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the brother of A. H. Ackley. In his early years, he traveled with his father and his father's band. He learned to play several musical instruments. By the age of 16, after the family had moved to New York, he began to play the organ for churches. He married Bessie Hill Morley on 20 December 1893. In 1907 he joined the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team as secretary/pianist. He worked for and traveled with the Billy Sunday organization for 8 years. He also worked as an editor for the Homer Rodeheaver publishing company. He composed more than 3000 tunes. He died 3 September 1958 in Winona Hills, In… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Our blessed Lord was slain]
Composer: B. D. Ackley
Incipit: 17766 55332 21111
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1944, renewed 1972 by The Rodeheaver Co. (a div. of Word Music, Inc.)



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #123

Yes, Lord! #262

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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