History of Hymns investigates the inception and evolution of the hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The episodes include the history and progression of both the music and the text and feature interesting stories surrounding the creators and others involved in the development of a hymn. Also included are stories surrounding the performance or inclusion of the hymn in a variety of settings.
“O My Father,” written by Eliza R. Snow, is a profound hymn that Wilford Woodruff later called a revelation. The hopeful and piercing lyrics speak directly of our premortal lives in the divine court of our heavenly parents.