Lead some poor wanderer

Hark, the good Shepherd is calling his neighbors

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Hark, the good Shepherd is calling]
Published in 4 hymnals

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: Hark, the good Shepherd is calling his neighbors
Title: Lead some poor wanderer
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Jesus is seeking them
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Songs of Joy and Gladness No. 2 #d52

The Canadian Hymnal #d120

The Canadian Hymnal #d118

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The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #128

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