I belong to him

Author: Franklin E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

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First Line: These two little hands were given
Title: I belong to him
Author: Franklin E. Belden
Refrain First Line: For I belong to him



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Children's Praise and Worship #d168
Children's Praises #d52
Kindly Light #d139
Little Branches No. 2: a collection of songs prepared especially for the primary and infant deparments of the sunday school #33Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 2, a Winnowed Collection for Evangelistic Services #d185
Primary Songs for the Primary Class in the Sunday School. Rev.ed. #d83
Primary Songs No.2 #d69
Rainbow Songs #d111
The Gospel Song Sheaf: for Sunday schools and young peoples meetings, comprising primary songs, intermediate songs, gospel and special songs, and old hymns and tunes #25Page Scan
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