Inscribed: This is my story, this is my song. The complete refrain follows: Praising my Savior all the day long; This is my story, this is my song, Praising my Savior all the day long. The refrain is repeated after each of the three stanzas is one of the most beloved hymns of all time. It was written by Frances J. Crosby and published in 1873. The lyrics are based on an interpretation of Hebrews 10:22. The melody was composed by a friend of Crosby's, Phoebe Knapp. The two worked together on the composition. From the hymn, "Blessed Assurance".