Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

Eternity

The sun that lights the world shall fade

Author: James Edmeston
Published in 26 hymnals

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The sun that lights the world shall fade
Title: Eternity
Author: James Edmeston
Refrain First Line: I am to live forever

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 26 of 26)

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d236

Page Scan

Hymns additional to the Hymns in the Prayer Book #214

Page Scan

Hymns for Sunday Schools #320

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d202

Page Scan

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #212

Page Scan

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #4

Page Scan

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #212

Page Scan

Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #S4

Page Scan

Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #415

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d423

Page Scan

New Union Hymns #519

Page Scan

Sabbath School Songs #60b

Page Scan

Sunday-School Hymns #213

Page Scan

The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #432

Page Scan

The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #384

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d384

Page Scan

The Child's Hymn Book #153

The Church Hymn Book #d956

Page Scan

The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #55b

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d274

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d363

The Union Singing Book #d114

Page Scan

The Union Singing Book #103a

Union Hymns. Rev. #d379

Union Hymns. Rev. #d392

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements