The flowing fount

Waters from the smitten rock

Author: Samuel Young Harmer
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Samuel Young Harmer

Harmer, Samuel Young, son of Samuel Harmer, a member of the Society of Friends, was born at Germantown, Pennsylvania, Dec. 9, 1809. In 1827 he joined the American Methodist Episcopalian Church, and was engaged for several years as a Sunday School teacher and superintendent. In 1842 he became a local preacher of that body, and, in 1847, was admitted into the ministry. He has held appointments in Philadelphia and Iowa. His well-known hymn "In the Christian's home in glory" (Heaven) was written in 1856 for a camp-meeting collection which the Rev. John Gladding was then compiling. It has been slightly altered, and set to music by the Rev. W. McDonald of Boston, Massachusetts. (For these details we are indebted to Dr. Hatfield's Poets of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Waters from the smitten rock
Title: The flowing fount
Author: Samuel Young Harmer
Refrain First Line: 'Tis flowing



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gates Ajar: a collection of hymns and tunes for use in Sunday schools, praise and prayer meetings #102Page Scan
Golden Grain: No. 1: for Sabbath schools, gospel meetings, etc. #188Page Scan
Joyful Greeting: for the Sabbath-school #129Page Scan
National Tidings of Joy #d85
Pearly Portals for the Sabbath School #37Page Scan
Precious Jewels: for Sabbath schools and praise meetings, and the home circle #56Page Scan
Sunday School Songs: a Treasury of Devotional Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School #102Page Scan
The Quiver of Sacred Song, for use in Sunday School, Prayer Meetings, Gospel Meetings, etc. #90Page Scan
Tidings of Joy #d60
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