Hymns Explained 043 – Zion Stands with Hills Surrounded

hills surroundedThe following link takes you to the PDF file that discusses the hymn. This is a quick read, and can be very helpful for second language speakers.

Hymn – 043 Zion Stands with Hills Surrounded

This hymn commentary is a help prepared for those who might find it interesting to read an explanation of the text of some of our beloved hymns. The text for this hymn came from lds.org. Specifically, it came from this list of hymns.

How many hymns finally end up in this series will depend on whether this is something you find useful. Please leave a comment below and let me know what you think.

About the Author:

Kelly is retired and living in Rexburg, Idaho, USA. He currently writes for gospelstudy.us. You can find articles by Kelly on ldsblogs.com, ldsliving.com, and moronichannel.org as well. He has also published multiple works, including Premortal Promises, and Contributions to the Kingdom, both available on Amazon.com.


  1. Julie May 26, 2017 at 5:15 pm - Reply

    I have enjoyed reading the hymns and what you write about them. I would like you to continue. Thank you for your efforts!

    • Kelly Merrill May 27, 2017 at 3:01 pm - Reply

      Thank you Julie. I was just reviewing the hymn situation a couple of days ago, and noted that no one seemed too concerned that I continue on with them. I was in the process of deciding whether or not to continue. I love feedback! I’ll keep posting for a while. 🙂

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