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1. Howard Arnold Walter was born in 1883 in Connecticut and wrote the hymn 'I Would Be True'. Walter died in 1918 while serving as a missionary in a country which at the time was the most populous nation in the British Empire. What was the country he died in?
2. Maltbie Davenport Babcock was born in Syracuse, New York, and is credited with writing at least nine hymns, including the ever popular 'This Is My Father's World'. In 1901 Babcock traveled to the Holy Land and after contacting brucellosis, he ended up dying in a city not far from Mount Vesuvius. In what country did he die?
3. Philip Doddridge (1702-1751) was an English hymn writer who is credited with writing forty-eight hymns. While suffering from exhaustion, he went to the largest city in Portugal to recover and ended up dying of tuberculosis. In what city did Doddridge die?
4. Theodulph of Orleans was born into Italian nobility but decided on a life of religious service and wrote the hymn 'All Glory, Laud and Honor'. He died in 821 in prison in Angiers, now known as Angers. What country is Angers in?
5. Henry Gilmour was an Irishman who wrote seven hymns, including 'The Haven of Rest' in 1890. In 1920 he died from injuries sustained in a buggy accident in an American state known as the Garden State. In what state did Gilmour die?
6. Horatio Spafford was an American born writer of an ever-popular hymn who died of malaria in Jerusalem in 1888. What's the missing word from the title of Spafford's hymn?
'It Is Well With My _______'.
7. Reginald Heber (1783-1826) is credited with writing more than forty-five hymns, including 'There Was Joy in Heaven'. Heber was born in England and died of a cerebral hemorrhage while bathing in India. The hymn 'There Was Joy in Heaven' is based on a parable told by Jesus in Luke 15:1-7. What is the parable called?
8. Joseph Scriven (1819-1896) wrote the ever-popular hymn 'What a Friend We Have in Jesus'. Scriven was born in Ireland and died by drowning in a country now noted for 'double-double coffee' and the home of Celine Dion and Shania Twain. In what country did Scriven die?
9. Adoniram Judson was born in Malden, Massachusetts, in 1788 and wrote the hymn 'Come Holy spirit, Dove Divine'. Judson died in 1850 in a country then known as Burma. What is the country known as today?
10. Henry Francis Lyte was born in Scotland and wrote the hymn 'Abide With Me' in 1847, just before he died of tuberculosis in France. Out of the four news events below, what is the ONLY ONE that took place in 1847?
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