Not willing that any should perish

He was not willing that any should perish, O'er the wide earth

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [He was not willing that any should perish!] (Gabriel)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He was not willing that any should perish, O'er the wide earth
Title: Not willing that any should perish
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: O, what a Savior, my Lord, my King



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