09 Jul 2015 A New Songbook For Today’s Salvation Army. Almost 30 years after the last Salvation Army songbook was published, a new “user–friendly” edition is being released in the Army’s 150th year. The Song Book of The Salvation Army, Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window).
The Salvation Army Songbook If you use EasyWorship and don't have all the songs from The Salvation Army Songbook, look no further. Download and unzip the collection to add to your database. A guide for adding them into your computer or updating your present collection is also provided. Almost 30 years after the last Salvation Army song book was published, a new ‘user-friendly’ edition is being released – in the Army’s 150th year. The Song Book of The Salvation Army, which launches on 2 July (Founders’ Day) at the Boundless international congress, is intended to meet the needs of contemporary Salvation Army worship.
Product Code: 4100101050The Song Book of The Salvation Army
Hardcover 2015 Edition
Music and song play an important role in worship. The Psalmist invites us to 'sing to the Lord a new song, for He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have worked salvation for Him' (Psalm 98:1). We sing because of the mighty works of God and because of what the Lord has done for us.
This new Song Book of The Salvation Army is a result of the diligence, research and work of a number of people to whom we owe a huge debt of gratitude. It contains many of the old favorites and classic hymn that are cherished and familiar to many. However, it goes further as it draws upon a great body of new compositions as well. I am grateful to God for the Salvation Army poets, and songwriters of many other denominations, who are able to express some of the deepest emotions and thoughts of our hearts.
God has richly blessed The Salvation Army with an abundance of musical gifts and talents. We are grateful for our musicians and composers, who have been working on the musical arrangements that are an integral part of this project.
It is almost 30 years since the last song book was published, and in that time many new songs have been written and rapidly become established as great favorites. This is rich testimony to the faithfulness of God to every generation, His name is indeed worthy of praise.
Salvation Army Hymn Book
We are reminded that: 'Your Word, Lord is eternal: it stands firm in the heavens. Your faithfulness continues through all generations; You established the earth, and it endures. Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve You' (Psalm 119:89-91). No wonder we can—and should—sing His praises!
Through our songs we gain insight into the wonder of salvation and the beauty of holiness, fueling our deep desire to live in the presence of God and in a manner that brings glory to His name.
As Salvationists, we believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the Word of God. That is the bedrock of our faith. God speaks to us also through the lyrics of our songs as we are drawn into His presence through inspired words and music. Therefore, it is my hope that this Song Book will be used widely to accompany our personal devotions as much has in our corporate worship.
I pray that Salvationists will find inspiration and blessing and that God will richly bless those who use this wonderful resource.The General
Salvation Army New SongbookInternational Headquarters, London