Always helping somewhere

Always helping somewhere

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Always helping somewhere]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Always helping somewhere,
As the Master did,
For the blessed love-light
Never could be hid;
Beautiful His home life
‘Mid the grand old hills,
Making sweeter music
Than the mountain rills.

Refrain:
Loving, loving, giving all the while,
Here a kind and friendly word and there a sunny smile;
Helping, helping somewhere ev’ry day,
Always helping somewhere, that’s the Master’s way.

2 Always helping others,
When to mankind grown,
Still the light of heaven
Round His pathway shone;
Speaking like no other,
Loving, pure and meek,
Comforting the saddened,
Strengthening the weak. [Refrain]

3 Always helping others,
May we thus be found,
In our field of service,
Making songs resound;
Looking up to Jesus,
Even children may,
Treading in His footsteps,
His sweet grace display. [Refrain]

Source: Consecrated Hymns #73

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Always helping somewhere
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Loving, loving, giving all the while

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Consecrated Hymns #73

Standard Songs. Special ed. #d5

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The Master's Call #36

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