Leaning on thee

Sweet are the promises found in thy word

Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Franklin L. Eiland

Franklin L. Eiland was born in Noxubee county, Miss., March 25, 1860. He was reared on the farm and attended the old field school. The school house on the hill and the old Oaken Bucket, etc., etc., were objects of interest in his curriculum. He had traveled some before finally leaving home including a trip to Tx, but in 1882 he came to Tx to remain. November 13, 1884 he married Miss Mary E. Nisbett of Robertson county. She lived nine years. In 1894 he married Miss Ella May Kennedy of Van Zandt county. She lived only 10 days. October 21, 1896 he married Miss Minnie Jarushia Valentine of McLennan county. She still survives. They have one sweet little daughter, Mary Ella Oree. She is quite bright and is already starting music at the age of th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sweet are the promises found in thy word
Title: Leaning on thee
Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Refrain First Line: Leaning, dear Savior, on thee



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Eureka Carols #d75
Glad Tidings for Sunday Schools, Revival Meetings #d115
New Onward and Upward #d146
Onward and Upward #d83
Songs of Redemption for Revivals, Campmeetings, etc. #d65
The Best of All ; The Harp of Glory: the Best Old Hymns, the Best New Hymns #d170
The Gospel Gleaner #d149
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