‘Wonderful Words of Life’ (Fountainview Academy)

Philip Bliss wrote this hymn in 1874, and was astonished when his state Sunday school association offered to pay him to sing it at their annual meeting. And from then on it’s been a favorite–Wonderful Words of Life, here performed by the students at Fountainview Academy, British Columbia.

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I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

2 responses to “‘Wonderful Words of Life’ (Fountainview Academy)

  • Erlene

    Thank you for this most inspiring version of this old classic. I will play it
    again just for sheer enjoyment.


  • Linda Sorci

    Somehow I missed this yesterday, but I’m sure glad I found it. I love this hymn, and these young people are so inspiring in their praise. One thing that’s always very striking in addition to incorporating God’s glorious creation into their beautiful singing is their modesty. It’s refreshing in these times.


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