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On to the land of glory On to the home of light

On to the land of glory On to the home of light

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [On to the land of glory]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On to the land of glory,
On to the home of light,
Singing the dear old story,
On to the mansions bright;
Joyfully shouting hosanna,
Praising the name of our King,
Following after His banner,
Gladly our voices ring.

Refrain:
On! on! on!
On to the land of glory!
On! on! on!
On to the home of light!
On! on! on!
Singing the dear old story;
On! on! on!
On to the mansions bright.

2 Loyal to Christ our Leader,
Trusting His boundless might,
Marching in Zion’s army,
Battling for God and right;
Victory only thro’ Jesus,
This is the watchword of faith,
Certainly He will be with us,
With us in life and death. [Refrain]

3 On to the land of glory,
On to the home so dear,
Helping each other upward,
On with a song of cheer;
Glorious hopes are before us,
Yonder the crown and the palm,
Join in the jubilant chorus,
Join the thanksgiving psalm. [Refrain]

Source: Assembly Songs: for use in evangelistic services, Sabbath schools, young peoples societies, devotional meetings, and the home #122

Author: E. 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: On to the land of glory On to the home of light
Author: E. E. Hewitt

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Assembly Songs #122

The Evangel #d136

Treasured Hymns #d136

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Voices of praise #148

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