Temperance battle hymn

The light of truth is breaking

Author: William Hunter
Published in 29 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 light of truth is breaking
Title: Temperance battle hymn
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory, hallelujah

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 29 of 29)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Apostolic Hymns and Songs: a collection of hymns and songs, both new and old, for the church, protracted meetings, and the Sunday school #99bPage Scan
Bible Temperance Hymns #d50
Bible Temperance Hymns #31Page Scan
Gospel Melodies #d173
Heart and Voice #d253
Heart and Voice #d256
Heavenly Carols #d97
Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #117Page Scan
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d294
Quartette: containing Songs for the Ransomed, Songs of Love Peace and Joy, Gems of Gospel Song, Salvation Echoes, with one hundred choice selections added #108Page Scan
Redeemer's Praise: for the Sunday-school, church and family #84Page Scan
Ripples of Song #d58
Select Songs No. 2: for the singing service in the prayer meeting; Sunday school; Christian Endeavor meetings #241Page Scan
Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d148
Songs of Praises, for Use in Revival Meetings #d75
Songs of the Cross, for the Sabbath-school #128Page Scan
Songs of the Kingdom: a choice collection of songs and hymns for the Sunday school and other social services #140Page Scan
Songs of the Soul #d138
Songs of the Soul #d154
Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #174Page Scan
Temperance Rallying Songs: consisting of a large variety of solos, quartettes, and choruses, suited to every phase of the great temperance reformation #83Page Scan
The Battle Cry #d67
The Carol #d188
The Evangelist No. 3. (Music ed.) #24Page Scan
The Shining River: a collection of new music for Sunday schools #83Page Scan
The Tidal Wave #d45
Trumpet Notes for the Temperance Battlefield #d123
Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d155
White Wings: for the use of churches, Sunday schools, Y.P.S.C.E., and all kinds of religious services #11Page Scan



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