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Can you name the trivia relating to some popular Christian hymns?

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The first English hymn that is credited as not being a direct paraphrase of scripture was written by this man, who also wrote 'Joy to the World'.
Unlike many hymns, which were not written with their popular melodies, it is likely Martin Luther also wrote the tune to accompany this well-known hymn which paraphrases Psalm 46.
Charles Wesley wrote the solemn 'Hymn for Christmas-Day,' which was altered by George Whitefield and set to music by Felix Mendelssohn to become which Christmas carol?
This hymn is often sung at funerals, but it is so popular, it is used for other events as well, including before every Rugby League Challenge Cup final match since 1929.
This popular Irish hymn dates to the 6th Century (approx.), but it was not translated to English until 1912. The hymn 'Lord of All Hopefulness' usually uses the same tune.
Little is known about the history of 'How Firm a Foundation.' There is speculation about its authorship, but John Rippon's 1787 publication attributes it only to what name?
Joseph Henry Gilmore was inspired by a sermon and wrote a poem. Without his knowledge, his wife sent it for publication, and 3 years later he discovered he wrote this popular hymn.
This famous hymn written by Reginald Heber was also published due to his wife, this time in papers found posthumously. The poem was written for Trinity Sunday.
Some modern congregations alter/update this line in 'Amazing Grace' which (originally) contained these 6 words.
Swedish poet Carl Boberg was inspired to write 'How Great Thou Art' because, while walking home from church one day, there was a sudden thunderstorm, and then he saw one of these.

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