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 >

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



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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
Golden Songs: for the Sabbath School, Sanctuary and Social Worship #152bPage Scan
New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d12
Pilgrim's Songs: a musical pocket companion, or hymn and tune fook for prayer and social meetings consisting chiefly of selections from the author's most popular melodies and hymns that have . . . #66Page Scan
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d95
Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d64
Select Melodies, Comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use not Found in the Standard Methodist Episcopal Hymnal #d64
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #315Page Scan
Song Life for Sunday Schools #d39
The Camp Meeting Singer #d4
The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #77Page Scan
The Gospel Singer: for Sabbath schools, etc. #41Page Scan
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #96Page Scan
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #269
The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #67Page Scan
The Social Harp. Rev. #d108
The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d87
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d94
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