Lida Shivers Leech

Short Name: Lida Shivers Leech
Full Name: Leech, Lida Shivers, 1873-1962
Birth Year: 1873
Death Year: 1962

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey.
Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia.

Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time.

Sources--
Emurian, pp. 112-3
Reynolds, p. 336

Lyrics--
God’s Way Is Best
I Have Re­deemed Thee
I’ll Go Any­where
No Fault in Him
Some Day He’ll Make It Plain
Thine for Ser­vice
Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928
When the Veil is Lift­ed

--www.hymntime.com/tch


Texts by Lida Shivers Leech (170)sort descendingAsInstances
A friend who's knocking at thy heart's doorL. S. L. (Author)3
Afar from the Savior I wanderedLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
All victorious swells the chorusL. S. L. (Author)2
Alone with thee, 'tis wondrous sweetLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Are you tempted and triedL. S. L. (Author)2
Are you undone with the toil of the dayL. S. L. (Author)2
As we're gathered in thy presenceLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Awake! Ye sleepers one and allL. S. L. (Author)2
Beautiful, beautiful starLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, All your moneyLida S. Leech, 1873- (Author)30
Calling, a voice from heavenLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Christ stood before Pilate with fettered handsL. S. L. (Author)2
Come with rejoicing, glad praises voicingLida S. Leech (Author)2
Do I love my blessed SaviorL. S. L. (Author)2
Down at the cross where the Savior died, Shedding his bloodLida Shivers Leech (Author)8
Each little heart is a gardenLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Far and near the fields are teemingL. S. L. (Author)1
Father, lead me, for I need TheeL. S. L. (Author)1
Fierce the storms may beat around meL. S. L. (Author)2
Flowers fade and wither, clouds bedim the skyL. S. L. (Author)2
For years I had drifted, God’s plan could not seeL. S. L. (Author)2
Go tell his love in joyful songLida S. Leech (Author)2
God is everywhereLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
God wants the faithful ones and trueL. S. L. (Author)2
God's way is the best way, though I may not seeL. S. L. (Author)37
Growing better and sweeter, is my Savior to meLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Hail the King who reignsLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Hand in hand with Christ we're marching onwardLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Hark, the call of ChristLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Hark, the Easter bells are ringingLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Have you been cleansed from your guilt and your sinL. S. L. (Author)2
Have you seen the Savior's faceL. S. L. (Author)2
He always helps me throughLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
He dwells with me, my SaviorLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Heaven's not far away, so I've oft been toldL. S. L. (Author)2
How often the voice of my mother so dearL. S. L. (Author)2
I am trusting in the promises As recorded in God's wordLydia Shivers Leech (Author)2
I believe that in the ages pastLida Shivers Leech (Author)4
I came to the Savior, sad and aloneLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
I came to the Savior, sad and undoneLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I cannot doubt my dear Savior's loveL. S. L. (Author)2
I do not know why oft 'round meLydia S. Leech (Author)61
I have been to the fountain of cleansingLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I have left my doubts and my fears behindL. S. L. (Author)2
I have made my choice to follow Christ each dayL. S. L. (Author)11
I have read in His word how the SaviorLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I have read of a city of gold, which the Savior hasLida Shivers Leech (Author)5
I know not what he may be to youL. S. L. (Author)2
I know there is power in Jesus' bloodLida Shivers Leech (Author)4
I may write my name and leave it on the sands of timeLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
I need thee, Lord, for life is sometimes drearyLydia Shivers Leech (Author)2
I now can sing since I've been redeemedLida Shivers Leech (Author)4
I once was bound with chains of sinLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
I was a sinner but now I'm freeL. S. L. (Author)19
I was drifting on with the tide of sinL. S. L. (Author)2
I was far from Jesus, ruined by the fallL. S. L. (Author)2
I was wandering when the Savior found meLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I will be true to my SaviorLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I will stand the test for JesusLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
If the dear Savior should call youLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
If we are following Christ each dayLydia S. Leech (Author)3
If we would be fully free from all sinL. S. L. (Author)2
I'll go all the way with Jesus, Whatever the testLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I'll sing you a story of grace, full and freeL. S. L. (Author)2
I'm never alone, for Jesus is nearLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I'm rich, for my heavenly Father, owns the worldLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
In glad service for the KingLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
In my heart the Savior now is dwellingLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
In the name of Christ our kingL. S. L. (Author)2
In these days of change and turmoilL. S. L. (Author)2
It would not do for me to knowL. S. L. (Author)2
I've a Friend who's ever with meLydia Shivers Leech (Author)2
I've a promise secure, which will ever endureLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I've a story sweet to tellL. S. L. (Author)2
I've a wonderful message so blessed and trueL. S. L. (Author)2
I've made my choice my Lord to followLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
I've the Blesser and the blessingL. S. L. (Author)2
Jesus loves the children, So to him I prayLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Jesus loves the little children (Leech)Lida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Jesus, my Savior, came from on highL. S. L. (Author)3
Joy like a river is flowingLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Joy shall crownLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Just a kind word for JesusLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Just one hour with the SaviorL. S. H. (Author)2
Just to have the Savior with meLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Let me see no man save JesusLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Let the joy bells ring while we gather in his nameL. S. L. (Author)2
List, the bells are ringingLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Lord, I believe thy way for me is bestL. S. L. (Author)2
Lord, open my eyes to the work to be doneLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
My feet were ensnared in sin's drifting sandLida Shivers Leech (Author)4
My heart is filled with such gladnessL. S. L. (Author)4
My Lord was passing my way one dayL. S. L. (Author)2
My sins once were deeper than the crimsonL. S. L. (Author)3
My sins were once so heavy they bore me to the groundLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Naught can separate me from the love of ChristLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Now that harvest time is hereL. S. L. (Author)4
O hallowed cross of Calvary, Redeeming love of Christ I seeLida Shivers Leech (Author)6
O wonderful story which never grows oldL. S. L. (Author)2
Over and over we sing the storyLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
O'er the distant hillsLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
O'er the earth the chorus ringsLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Oft our voices here we raiseL. S. L. (Author)2
Oft we wonder why darkly across our wayLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Oh, trazei à casa do tesouroLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
On moves a mighty army, banners and flags unfurledLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Once earth's pleasures I with joy receivedLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Once I wandered far from Jesus, in the pathsLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Once I was far from JesusL. S. L. (Author)2
Once my eyes were blind to the beauty of the LordL. S. L. (Author)3
Only to know thou art mine, LordLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Open the windows of heaven just nowL. S. L. (Author)2
Out in the storm and the tempestL. S. L. (Author)2
Over the hills and the valleysLida Shivers Leech (Author)1
Rejoice, rejoice, let anthems all victoriousLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Saved to serve list the wondrous storyLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Simply trusting Christ my SaviorL. S. L. (Author)5
Since my Savior came to stayL. S. L. (Author)2
Six little maids from Sunday schoolLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Some day I'll know why over my wayLida Shivers Leech (Author)5
Sometimes I've stopped to question whyL. S. L. (Author)2
Soul, are you drifting with the tideLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Speed the news along in joyful songL. S. L. (Author)2
Tempest tossed, weary and wornLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
The day may be dreary, the way may seem longLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
The fullness of God's wondrous loveLida Shivers Leech (Author)5
The hosts of God are marchingLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
The Sabbath bells are ringing calling you and meLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
The Savior has said he'll be with usLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
The story oft we've heard but still it ne'er grows oldL. S. L. (Author)2
The sunbeams are dancingLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
The trials of life oft shadow the soulL. S. L. (Author)2
There are needy ones around us, yesL. S. L. (Author)2
There are times when I long to be hidden awayLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
There is a Golden chain which bindsL. S. L. (Author)2
There is a name high over allL. S. L. (Author)2
There is a song I never tire of singingLydia S. Leech (Author)3
There is power in Jesus' blood to keepL. S. L. (Author)2
There's a story which I love to tellLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
There's no disappointment in Jesus, On Him I can ever relyLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Though oft the cares of life dismayL. S. L. (Author)4
Though shadows fall on the pathLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
Though I may not understand itLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
'Tis a wonderful song which my soul now singsL. S. L. (Author)3
To service the call comes from Christ todayLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
To worship in thy temple, LordLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Traveling earth's broad highwayLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Trusting in the Savior, O 'tis wondrous sweetLida S. Leech (Author)6
Two little hands for the MasterLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Victory, victory o'er the graveLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Waves of care and troubleL. S. L. (Author)3
We are building on the Rock which no tempest ever can shock]L. S. L. (Author)2
We are little sunbeams happyLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
We meet them all along life's wayL. S. L. (Author)2
We often grow weary, and lonely, and sadL. S. L. (Author)4
We reach for the flowersLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
We should never be discouragedLida Shivers Leech (Author)1
We will bring to JesusLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
What a wondrous price for my soul was paidL. S. L. (Author)3
What love is this, past human thought to knowLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
What we need is sunshine every dayLida Shivers Leech (Author)5
When Christ sweetly came my soul to reclaimL. S. L. (Author)2
When I am tempted or when I am triedLida Shivers Leech (Author)3
When I met Jesus, I was lost in sinLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
When Jesus sweetly saved meL. S. L. (Author)4
When shades darken my earthly wayL. S. L. (Author)2
When the gates swing open wideL. S. L. (Author)2
When the hosts of Israel for the needed rainL. S. L. (Author)2
Whether shadows veil the skyLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
Why should I be discouragedLida Shivers Leech (Author)2
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