Held By My Savior's Mighty Hand

Onward will I journey, through life's rain or shine

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Onward will I journey, through life's rain or shine]
Published in 9 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: Onward will I journey, through life's rain or shine
Title: Held By My Savior's Mighty Hand
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Onward, forward, at the King's command
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Devotional Hymns #d192

Devotional Hymns #d196

Devotional Hymns #ad196

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Diadems #81

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Hymns of Glory No. 2 #154

Inspiring Hymns #57

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The Golden Sheaf No. 2 #48

The Ham-Ramsay Revival Hymns, a Collection of High Class Gospel Music #d187

World Revival Hymns #d169

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