Seeking the Lord of Glory

Seeking the Lord of Glory

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Seeking the Lord of Glory]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Seeking the Lord of Glory,
Come to the house of pray’r,
Singing the gospel story,
Praising his gentle care.

Refrain:
Praise the Lord!Ring out the joyful chorus;
Praise the Lord! In notes of love and praise;
Praise the Lord! While all the world rejoices;
Praise, praise, praise the Lord!

2 Here will we find a blessing,
Peace at his blessed feet;
Humbly our sins confessing,
Gaining forgiveness sweet. [Refrain]

3 More of our Saviour’s beauty,
More of his love we see,
Gathering strength for duty,
Grateful for love so free. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #11

Author: E. 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: Seeking the Lord of Glory
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Praise the Lord! Ring out the joyful chorus
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Service of Praise #11

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