The heavenly mansion

The heavenly home is bright and fair

Author: William Hunter
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The heavenly home is bright and fair
Title: The heavenly mansion
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: Will you go

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Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d675
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #S70Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #S70Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #475Page Scan
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d308
Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d219
Select Melodies, Comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use not Found in the Standard Methodist Episcopal Hymnal #d221
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #150Page Scan
Songs of Zion #d166
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #98Page Scan
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