Where shall we spend our eternity

The shadows of time flee before the great dawn

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Published in 6 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: The shadows of time flee before the great dawn
Title: Where shall we spend our eternity
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Eternity, eternity
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cumberland Hymns, a Collection of "Whosoever Will" Songs. Centenary ed. #d198

Hymns of Victory, Parts 1 and 2 #d233

Ministry of Song #d117

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d321

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d188

Sweetest Praises #d223

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