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I've heard the King! The King of heaven!

I've heard the King! The King of heaven!

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Tune: HIGHLANDS
Published in 6 hymnals

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Source: Hymns for the Living Church #274
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Author: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

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First Line: I've heard the King! The King of heaven!
Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Refrain First Line: He came to me, and with him came a blessing
Copyright: © 1953 by Hope Publishing Company

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Crusader Hymns and Hymn Stories #d111

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Favorite Hymns of Praise #216

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Hymns for the Living Church #274

Tabernacle Hymns #d150

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Worship and Service Hymnal #250

Youth Worship and Sing #d101

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