Hitherto

Hitherto the Lord has helped me

Author: Annie S. Hawks
Tune: [Hitherto the Lord has helped me]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Hitherto the Lord has helped me,
Hitherto;
All the way His hand has led me
Safely through;
He the victory has given,
Still the same,
When the battle seemed the fiercest;
Praise His name.

2 When the days were overshadowed,
Like the night,
Then to me there came a vision,
All was light;
And that light will shine more clearly
From above;
Still His banner will be o’er me,
Which is love.

Source: Songs of the Kingdom: prepared for the use of young people's societies and adapter for prayer meetings, Sunday schools and the home #178

Author: Annie S. Hawks

Hawks, Annie Sherwood. Mrs. Hawks was born in Hoosick, N. Y., May 28, 1835, and has resided for many years at Brooklyn. Her hymns were contributed to Bright Jewels, Pure Gold, Boyal Diadem, Brightest and Best, Temple Anthems, Tidal Wave, and other popular Sunday School hymnbooks. They include "I need Thee every hour" (written April, 1872), "Thine, most gracious Lord," "Why weepest thou? Whom seekest thou?" and others of the same type. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hitherto the Lord has helped me
Title: Hitherto
Author: Annie S. Hawks

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Royal Hymnal #145

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Songs of the Kingdom #178

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