W. O. Cushing

W. O. Cushing
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Short Name: W. O. Cushing
Full Name: Cushing, W. O. (William Orcutt), 1823-1903
Birth Year: 1823
Death Year: 1903

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1903. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his voice. He retired from ministry after 27 years. He once gave all his savings ($1000) to help a blind girl receive an education. He was instrumental in the erection of the Seminary at Starkey, NY. He gave material aid to the school for the blind at Batavia. He was mindful of the suffering of others, but oblivious to his own. After retiring, he asked God to give him something to do. He discovered he had a talent for writing and kept busy doing that. He authored about 300 hymn lyrics. The last 13 years of his life he lived with Rev. and Mrs. E. E Curtis at Lisbon Center, NY, and joined with the Wesleyan Methodist Church there. He died at Searsburg, NY.

John Perry

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:—

1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven.
2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus.
3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven.
4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus.
5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven.
6. O safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages.
1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners.
8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated.

Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections, and collections of Sacred Songs.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology


Cushing, W. 0., p. 274, i. Other hymns are:—
1. O I love to think of Jesus . Thinking of Jesus.
2. There is joy in heaven! there is joy to-day. Angels joy over returning Sinners.
3. When He cometh, when He cometh. Advent.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Texts by W. O. Cushing (205)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
تحت جناحيه وجدت الأمناW. O. Cushing (Author)Arabic1
താന്‍ വരുമ്പോള്‍ താന്‍ വരുമ്പോള്‍ (Tān varumpēāḷ tān varumpēāḷ)William Orcutt Cushing (Author)Malayalam2
在憂傷、痛苦、危險四圍之時 (Zài yōushāng, tòngkǔ, wéixiǎn sìwéi zhī shí)William O. Cushing (Author)Chinese2
A band of children free weWilliam Cushing (Author)2
A puni a'e au ina mea onouWilliam O. Cushing (Author)Hawaiian3
All over the valleys so green and fairWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English5
Alle Schatten schwinden wenn Jesus kommtW. O. Cushing (Author)German1
Ao vale calmo irei tranqüilo com JesusWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)Portuguese2
Apo Jesu anouya kotora varumeW. O. Cushing (Author)Shona2
Apples are ripeWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Art thou he that should come, dear LordWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Bajo sus alas habito seguroW. O. Cushing (Author)Spanish2
Bajo sus alas ¡seguro descanso!W. O. Cushing (Author)Spanish3
Be ready to labor with heart and willWilliam Cushing (Author)English6
Be ready with the heart, be ready with the handRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English3
Beautiful valley of Eden! Rev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English79
Beyond the sea, life's boundless seaWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English3
Blessed are the friendsWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Breaking through the mists and shadowsRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English9
Bright is the morning of the day of jubileeWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Bring some one to Jesus todayWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
Cheer, O cheer, ye sons of ZionWilliam Cushing (Author)3
Children, rally, rally for the armiesWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)3
Chime on, sweet bells, let the notes rejoiceWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
Climbing up the steeps of gloryWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English4
Come, come, come, the bellsWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Come to the meadows againWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Cuando venga JesucristoW. O. Cushing (Author)Spanish4
Dacă Isus ca împăratWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)Romanian2
Down in the valley with my Savior I would goWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English138
Drunten im Tale, wo die stillen WasserWilliam O. Cushing (Author)German4
Es Cristo el amigo de todos los niñosWilliam O. Cushing (Author)Spanish3
Fainting with thy burdenRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English2
Fair is the morn on that radiant shoreRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)2
Fair is the morning land, bright is the shoreWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)7
Follow, follow, I would follow JesusW. O. Cushing (Author)English1
Freude ist im Himmel! denn ein Sünder kehrtWilliam Cushing (Author)German4
From the shining morning landWilliam Cushing (Author)3
Gathering home to the silent shoreRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)4
Goodbye, goodbye, we hope again to meet youW. O. Cushing (Author)English4
Hail the joyful tidingsWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
Hark, 'tis the angel chorus repeatingW. O. Cushing (Author)English3
He came in his beauty, strength and prideWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)4
He came in the hush of the silent nightWilliam Cushing (Author)3
Hear them chiming forth His gloryRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English6
Hear them chiming forth the Master's gloryWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Heavenly Father teach the wayWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)7
Herrliches, liebliches ZionWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)German6
Home, Home, brightest and fairestRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English3
Home, home, sweet, sweet homeWilliam Cushing (Author)1
Homes for the children our Lord is preparingW. O. Cushing (Author)4
How sad it would be, if when thou dost callWilliam O. Cushing (Author)English36
I am clinging to the Rock, Though the waves are wild and darkRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English10
I am glad we're on the rock when the storms are wildRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English8
I am longing for heaven, for the bright land of EdenWilliam Cushing (Author)English3
I am waiting all dayWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
I am waiting by the river, And my heart has waited longWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English32
I ask not why some days are fairWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English12
I have heard of a land far awayRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English11
I heard them say in the holy cityWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
I see the shining domes afarWilliam Cushing (Author)2
I sometimes think 'tis too good to be trueRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)4
I want to so live that my heartRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)2
I will praise my GodRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)2
I will tell what the LordWilliam Cushing (Author)2
I would toil in the field where he calleth me to goW. O. Cushing (Author)English19
If I were an angel, with a bright and starry crownWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)4
If you want to see the lightWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
I'm [I am] resting so sweetly in Jesus nowW. O. Cushing (Author)English5
In seiner Hand, bin ich sicher geborgenW. O. Cushing (Author)German1
In the land where the bright ones are gatheredWilliam Cushing (Author)English4
Ingen moerk dal mera paa Jesu dagWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
I've anchored my soul in the haven of restWilliam O. Cushing (Author)English1
Jesús de los cielos W. O. Cushing (Author)Spanish2
Jesu Cristo ha venidoW. O. Cushing (Author)Spanish2
Jesus knows thy sorrowWm. O. Cushing (Author)English7
Keinen Heiland, keinen JesumW. O. Cushing (Author)German3
Let all within me praiseW. O. Cushing (Author)2
Let my heart be pure from sinW. O. Cushing (Author)3
Let us never sigh nor falterW. O. Cushing (Author)5
Let us rally round the wordRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)3
Let us strew their path with rosesWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Lift up your faces over hill and valeRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English2
Lift up your head, desponding ChristianWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Listen to the chime of the bellsWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)3
Little children, little children Who love their RedeemerWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Live to do good, this world should beWilliam Cushing (Author)5
Live to do your dutyRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)3
Läutet, Himmelsglocken, freude kündet heutWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)German3
Make hay, while the sun shinesWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)3
Malalo o Kona eheu malu wau laWilliam O. Cushing, 1823-1902 (Author)Hawaiian2
Man saget mir: "Gefahren Sind am Wege, den du gehst!"William Cushing (Author)German1
March on, march on, for the Lord is before usWilliam Cushing (Author)3
Mihira, ry mponina ao an-danitraW. O. Cushing (Author)Malagasy2
Mine be a hope that is changeless and sureWilliam Cushing (Author)3
Minha esperança, Jesus, assegurasWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)Portuguese2
Morn so fairWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)3
My days are passing sweetlyWilliam Cushing (Author)2
My Father, while on earth I stayW. O. Cushing (Author)English6
My heart is glad for this I knowWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
My mother's cot was by the seaWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Naar han kommer, naar han kommerWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Ned uti dalen med min Jesus vill jag gaWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Nede i dalen med min Jesus vil jeg gaaW. O. Cushing (Author)Norwegian2
Nere i dalen med min Jesus vill jag gåWilliam Cushing (Author)Swedish2
No one can tell whatWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
När han kommer, när han kommerWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)Swedish7
O banner of Jesus, in triumph advancingW. O. Cushing (Author)5
O blessed promise of my GodWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
O children, come to your Father's houseWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)4
O Christian, now be trueWilliam Cushing (Author)3
O give thy heart to JesusWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English4
O herre min klippa min salighets borgWilliam Cushing (Author)2
O I love to think of Jesus as He sat beside the sea Where the waves were only murm'ring on the strand (Cushing)William Orcutt Cushing (Author)English21
O Jesus, star of the morningWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
O safe to the Rock that is higher than IWilliam O. Cushing (Author)English210
O Savior, we pray theeWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)4
O sokkertil Klippen, vel proevet, jeg ty'rWilliam Cushing (Author)2
O sweet are the moments, so hallowed in feelingWilliam Cushing (Author)2
O the children may come to the Savior nowWilliam Cushing (Author)2
O the name, the name of JesusWilliam O. Cushing (Author)English15
O the Sabbath hours are so calm and sweetWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
O they need not depart, no, they need not departWilliam Cushing (Author)2
O wanderer, come to the Father's homeWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
O watchman on the mountain heightRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English3
O we have studied hard nowWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
¡Oh! salvo en la Roca más alta que yoW. O. Cushing (Author)Spanish3
O the bells, the joyful bellsRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)3
O the wells of salvation that in Jesus I findRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)3
O to have no Christ, no SaviorRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English25
Once more, O Lord, we prayWilliam Cushing (Author)English4
One soul redeemed by Jesus' bloodW. O. Cushing (Author)2
Our Lord is crowned Immanuel, KingRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)2
Over the hills are the pasturesWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)4
Over the wide ocean where tempests are sleepingWilliam O. Cushing (Author)English4
Peaceful and beautiful haven of restWilliam Cushing (Author)English5
Peaceful are the tents of the people of the LordRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English3
Precious is the hope that in Jesus we cherishW. O. Cushing (Author)2
ര-ക്ഷകൻ കൂടെ ഞാൻ താഴ് വാരെ പോയിടും (Ra-kṣakan kūṭe ñān tāḻ vāre pēāyiṭuṁ)W. O. Cushing (Author)Malayalam2
Радостную песнь воспойте в небесах!W. O. Cushing (Author)Russian2
Ring i himlens klockorWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Ring med Himlens KlokkerWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Ring the bells of heaven! There is joy todayRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English192
Saliga himmelska edenWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Salinongna, agtaeng toy cararuacW. O. Cushing (Author)Tagalog2
Schallt, ihr Himmelsglocken, Engel, jubelt heut'William Orcutt Cushing (Author)German5
See, O see the shining angelsWilliam Cushing (Author)3
See, the sun is peepingWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Sei Du, Herr, mein Fels, meine Burg und mein HortW. O. Cushing (Author)German1
Sitting by the gateway of a palace fairW. O. Cushing (Author)English3
Sitting by the wayside, sinful, weak and blindRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English4
Skjoenne og herlige EdenWilliam Cushing (Author)2
So many, many merciesWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Someone must go to the far off landsW. O. Cushing (Author)English4
Suenen dulces himnos, gratos al SeñorW. O. Cushing (Author)Spanish11
Summer days are coming, coming, smiling over the hillsRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)English2
Sunny weather, sunny weatherWilliam Cushing (Author)2
Sweet are the bells of the morningRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)9
Sweet is the sunlight over valley and mountainWilliam Cushing (Author)English2
Ten thousand hearts are bowing at the feet of Christ our KingW. O. Cushing (Author)English2
Tenting by the shore of the great, deep seaW. O. Cushing (Author)English4
The banners of peace are unfurledWilliam Cushing (Author)3
The day is departing, its hours are pastWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English2
The evening dews are fallingWilliam Cushing (Author)5
The fishers sat within their boatWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English4
The hosts of God are marchingWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)1
The Savior is waiting and callingW. O. Cushing (Author)English2
The sky was dark aboveWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)3
The temperance banner shall triumph yetW. O. Cushing (Author)English2
There are millions now who have heard his voiceWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English7
There in the glory of the shining landRev. Wm. O. Cushing (Author)2
There is no dew on the mountains of ZionW. O. Cushing (Author)2
There were many children's voicesW. O. Cushing (Author)4
There'll be no dark valley when Jesus comesWilliam O. Cushing (Author)English73
There'll be no more sorrowWilliam Cushing (Author)2
There's a bright, happy home high in heaven aboveWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)4
They have triumphed at lastWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English3
They tell me there are dangers, In the path my feet must treadWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English9
They were watching on the hillsidesWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)8
This little lamb is DollieWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Though all men forsake Him, yet we must not fearW. O. Cushing (Author)2
Times flies, they say, it fliesWilliam Cushing (Author)3
'Tis only just a step that weWilliam Cushing (Author)2
'Tis wrong to be cross, dearWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Tossed by the tempestWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)3
Tread softly, tread softlyWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)2
Under hans vinger i tryghed jeg dvælerRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)Norwegian2
Under his wings I am safely abidingWilliam O. Cushing (Author)English116
Underfuldt, deilige edenWilliam O. Cushing (Author)Norwegian2
我今願跟隨耶穌 (Wǒ jīn yuàn gēnsuí yēsū)W. O. Cushing (Author)Chinese2
Waiting still whate'er betideW. O. Cushing (Author)2
Wake, O wake, the bells of morningRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)3
We are all a band of scholarsWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)3
We are watching, we are waiting For the bright prophetic dayWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)English42
We should think how we all feel the power of sinW. O. Cushing (Author)2
Wenn der Heiland, wenn der HeilandWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)German8
When he cometh, when he comethWilliam Orcott Cushing, 1823-1903 (Author)English362
When my feet shall come to the golden gateWilliam Cushing (Author)2
When summer blooms are rarestWilliam Cushing (Author)2
When the children all come seekingRev. W. O. Cushing (Author)4
Who may be this wondrous StrangerW. O. Cushing (Author)2
Who will meet me when I dieWilliam Orcutt Cushing (Author)10
Wie einst die Jünger, mit dem Heiland möcht' ich gehnW. O. Cushing (Author)German1
Wo sind Tod und SchreckenWilliam Cushing (Author)2
在祂翼下,平安穩妥我居住 (Zài tā yìxià, píng'ān wěntuǒ wǒ jūzhù)W. O. Cushing (Author)Chinese2
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