Ring, Ye Bells of Joy

Ring, ye bells of joy, salvation's precious story

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Ring, ye bells of joy, salvation's precious story]
Published in 3 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: Ring, ye bells of joy, salvation's precious story
Title: Ring, Ye Bells of Joy
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Joy, all joy, for Jesus lives forever

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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Joy and Praise #40Page Scan
Sunday School Joy Bells #d90
Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #6Page Scan
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