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



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Devotional Hymns #d192
Devotional Hymns #d196
Devotional Hymns #ad196
Diadems: a collection of religious songs, new and old, for the church and Sunday school #81Page Scan
Hymns of Glory No. 2 #d174
Inspiring Hymns #d240
The Golden Sheaf No. 2: a collection of gospel hymns, new and old, responsive readings, hymns for the Sunday school, young people's societies, male voices, choruses, and general worship #48Page Scan
The Ham-Ramsay Revival Hymns, a Collection of High Class Gospel Music #d187
World Revival Hymns #d169
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