Honey in the rock

I have toiled for gold in the heat and cold

Author: J. H. Sammis
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: J. H. Sammis

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns. 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: I have toiled for gold in the heat and cold
Title: Honey in the rock
Author: J. H. Sammis
Refrain First Line: There is honey in the rock for thee

Instances

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Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #d15
Glorious Praise #d19



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