Happy in the Lord

A pilgrim and a stranger here

Author: William Hunter
Tune: [A pilgrim and a stranger here]
Published in 24 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A pilgrim and a stranger here
Title: Happy in the Lord
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: We'll cross the river of Jordan



Instances (1 - 24 of 24)

Children's Praise #d3

Evangel of Song #d5

Glad Hallelujahs #d2

Gospel Tent Hymns #d2

Kind Words #d3

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Kind Words: a new collection of hymns and tunes for sunday schools and the social circle #90

New Praises of Jesus #d3

Oriola #d1

Praises of Jesus #d4

The Golden Promise #d2

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The Gospel Trumpeter. Number 3 #143

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The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #33

The Silver Song #d2

The Singer's Choice #d3

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d6

The Western Harp: a Collection of Social and Revival Hymns #d2

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