Held by my Savior's mighty hand

Onward will I journey

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
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
Title: Held by my Savior's mighty hand
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Onward, forward, at the King's command

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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Devotional Hymns #d192

Devotional Hymns #d196

Devotional Hymns #ad196

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Inspiring Hymns #d240

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

World Revival Hymns #d169

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