Firmly, brethren, firmly stand

Firmly, brethren, firmly stand

Author: William Hunter
Published in 21 hymnals

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: Firmly, brethren, firmly stand
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: Die in the field of battle
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d124

Banner of Love #d13

Banner of Love No. 1 for the Sunday School #d7

Banner of Love Nos. 1, 2 & 3 #d19

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Golden Songs #152b

New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d12

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Pilgrim's Songs #66

Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d64

Song Life for Sunday Schools #d39

The Camp Meeting Singer #d4

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The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #77

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The Gospel Singer #41

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The Minstrel of Zion #96

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The Revivalist #67

The Social Harp. Rev. #d108

The Social Harp #d87

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d94

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