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The Christian's Death Song

I am fading away to the land of the blest

Author: William Hunter
Tune: [I am fading away to the land of the blest]
Published in 13 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 >

Text Information

First Line: I am fading away to the land of the blest
Title: The Christian's Death Song
Author: William Hunter
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

General Baptist Hymn Book #d230

Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d142

Sacred Melodies #d32

Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d105

The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d159

The Christian Psalmist #d303

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The Highway Hymnal (Revised edition) #156

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The Highway Hymnal #156

The Social Harp. Rev. #d168

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d162

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