Secret of power

Have you learned the blessed secret

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you learned the blessed secret
Title: Secret of power
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Not by our toiling, not by our striving

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Inspirational Songs for Sunday School, Social Worship, Missionary and Evangelistic Work #d63
The Christian Witness Songs #d37
Voices of praise: prepared with especial reference to the needs of the Sunday school #53Page Scan
Worship in Song #d74
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