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I am on the heavenly highway, With the Savior

I am on the heavenly highway, With the Savior

Author: William M. Runyan
Tune: [I am on the heav’nly highway] (McKee)
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: William M. Runyan

William M. Runyan (1870-1957) was an Christian composer from the United States who wrote the music to the well-known hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness." William Marion Runyan was born in Marion, New York in 1870 to a Methodist minister Rev. William White and his wife Hannah (Orcutt) Runyan. As a youth, Runyan served as a church organist and graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Kansas. Runyan attended Northwestern University for three years from 1895 to 1898 and was ordained as a Methodist minister at age twenty-one and then pastored various congregations in Kansas. Starting in 1915 Runyan began writing gospel songs with the encouragement of D.B. Towner of the Moody Bible Institute. In 1923 Runyan moved from Wichita to Chicago. From… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am on the heavenly highway, With the Savior
Author: William M. Runyan
Refrain First Line: On the homeward way with the King

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #d58
Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #53
Gospel Melodies #d66
Revival Praises #d34
Songs of Praises, a General Purpose Evangelistic Song Book #d54
Standard Songs of Evangelism #d38
Standard Songs of Evangelism #d36
Standard Songs of Evangelism #53Audio
The King's Praise ... a General Purpose Song Book #d58



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