Fill to Overflowing

O what everlasting mercy, Saved me, pardoned and restored

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [O what everlasting mercy]
Published in 8 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: O what everlasting mercy, Saved me, pardoned and restored
Title: Fill to Overflowing
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Fill me now

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Bright Melodies #114

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Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #110

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5 #110

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The Bow of Promise #86

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The Gospel Hymnal for Sunday school and church work #152

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #110

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