I'm Dwelling in the Presence

I have left the land of bondage far behind

Author: Henry J. Zelley
Tune: [I have left the land of bondage far behind]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Henry J. Zelley

Henry Jeffreys Zelley was born at Mt. Holly, NJ, on Mar. 15, 1859. Educated in the Mt. Holly public schools, at Pennington Seminary, and at Taylor University, where he earned his M. A., Ph. D., and D. D. degrees, he became a Methodist minister in 1882 and first served in the New Jersey Conference as a statistical secretary, treasurer, and trustee, becoming a promoter of the campmeeting movement. Noted for his evangelistic fervor, Zelley produced over 1500 poems, hymns, and gospel songs. One of his songs, "He Brought Me Out" with music by Henry L. Gilmour, appears in several denominational hymnals. Cyberhymnal also lists "When Israel Out of Bondage Came" or "He Rolled the Sea Away" with music by Gilmour too. Another of Zelley’s so… Go to person page >

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First Line: I have left the land of bondage far behind
Title: I'm Dwelling in the Presence
Author: Henry J. Zelley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, is the joyous, joyous song
Copyright: Public Domain


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