I, the Lord, Will Keep Thee

There's a promise given by the heavenly King

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [There's a promise given by the Heavenly King]
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: LiĀ­die H. EdĀ­munds. 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: There's a promise given by the heavenly King
Title: I, the Lord, Will Keep Thee
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: I, the Lord, will keep thee

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Glad Praise #d157
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #8Page Scan
Waves of Glory #33Page Scan
Worship in Song #d274
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