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Behind the Hymn: There Shall Be Showers of Blessings ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
There Shall Be Showers of Blessings was written by Major Daniel Webster Whittle. He was born in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts on November 22, 1840. After moving to Chicago in 1857, he began to attend a Congregational church and joined a Bible class. In 1862, he married Abbie Hanson. He wrote of his conversion during the Civil War in the book …