Sweetly kept by power divine

Let me walk with thee, dear Savior

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let me walk with thee, dear Savior
Title: Sweetly kept by power divine
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Publication Date: 1894
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Songs of Love and Praise #d89

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