Fill me with Thy Love

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 >

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First Line: Empty me of self, my gracious Lord
Title: Fill me with Thy Love
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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Carmina Sacra #d37

Coronation Hymns #112

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Gospel Song-Gems No.1 #184

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Service Songs for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #90

Songs of Joy and Gladness No. 2 #d31

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Voices of praise: prepared with especial reference to the needs of the Sunday school #58

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Winona Hymns #202

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