Melodies of Praise

Melodies of Praise (1957, 1985). This the title of the hymnal of the churches known as Assembly of God churches. The denomination dates from 1914, when a group of evangelical and Pentecostal ministers meeting at Hot Springs, Arkansas, formed the ‘Assemblies of God (USA)’. It is now part of a world-wide organisation, the World Assemblies of God Fellowship. Its headquarters are in Springfield, Missouri, although each church has its independent governance. Its non-negotiable ‘Statement of Fundamental Truths’ contain sixteen doctrines that are considered necessary, based on the belief that the Bible is the divinely inspired work of God. Four of these are considered ‘Cardinal...

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