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In Thy presence I would dwell

In Thy presence I would dwell

Author: Mrs. Emily C. Pearson
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Mrs. Emily C. Pearson

Emily Catherine Clemons [“Clemens” or “Clemmons”] Pearson (1818-1900) Emily Catherine Clemons was an educator, author, poet, and from 1844 to 1845 a “female laborer” exhorting people to be ready for Christ’s impending return. She later continued her writing career as an abolitionist novelist and advocate for Temperance, missions, Sabbath School, and other reforms. She was noted author of numerous hymns. Michael Campbell (director of Seventh Day Adventist (NAD) archives, statistics and research) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In Thy presence I would dwell
Author: Mrs. Emily C. Pearson
Refrain First Line: Weak and helpless, cover me
Copyright: Public Domain


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