Jericho must fall

Tell the wondrous story of the Lord's delivering might

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Tell the wondrous story of the Lord's delivering might]
Published in 2 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: Tell the wondrous story of the Lord's delivering might
Title: Jericho must fall
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Raise the victor shout



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