Bearing the Cross

Over the hills of Judea [Judah]

Author: W. S. B. Mathews
Tune: [Over the hills of Judah]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: W. S. B. Mathews

Born: Circa May 1837, Loudon, New Hampshire. Died: April 1, 1912, Denver, Colorado. Buried: Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado. Mathews was educated in Boston, Massachusetts, and at Highland University in Illinois, and taught music at the Wesleyan Female College in Macon, Georgia. He later moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he played the organ at the Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1867-93), edited the Musical Independent (1869-71), was music critic for the Chicago Record Herald and Chicago Tribune (1877-87), and helped found the Groller Club in 1884. In 1891, started the monthly magazine Music. His works include: How to Understand Music (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Theodore Presser Company, 1888) A Hundred Years of Mu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Over the hills of Judea [Judah]
Title: Bearing the Cross
Author: W. S. B. Mathews
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Blessed Savior, blessed Savior, Thou didst come
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Brightest Glory #20

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Gathered Jewels #19

New Joy Bells #d103

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The International Lesson Hymnal #130

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