The Coming of the Kingdom

I'm longing for the coming of the kingdom to my spirit

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [I'm longing for the coming of the kingdom to my spirit]
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm longing for the coming of the kingdom to my spirit
Title: The Coming of the Kingdom
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Language: English
Refrain First Line: That coming I shall glad behold
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Carols of Peace for Christian Work and Worship #d59

Crowning Carols #d54

Eden Echoes #d43

Glad Hosannas #d58

Hosannas to the King #d54

Hosannas to the King, No.2 #d73

New Victory #a113

Reaper Songs #d24

The Beacon Light #d48

The Gospel Messenger, a New Song Book #d67

Tidings of Glory #d65

Victory #113

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Voices for Jesus #42

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