Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill.
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 >
Display Title: Believe Ye that He is Able?First Line: O souls in darkness gropingTune Title: [O souls in darkness groping]Author: Julia H. JohnstonScripture: Matthew 9:28Date: 1902Subject: Faith | ; Invitation |