Building Every Day

We are building every day, at our work

Author: Franklin E. Belden
Tune: [We are building every day]
Published in 10 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: We are building every day, at our work
Title: Building Every Day
Author: Franklin E. Belden



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Choruses of Calvary #d69
Heart and Voice #d281
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #147Page Scan
Precious Jewels of Sacred Song #d261
Rainbow Songs #d117
Songs for Children #d24
Special Songs and Services for Primary and Intermediate Classes #65Page Scan
Sunny Songs for Little Folks No.l #d47
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 #22Page Scan
The Revival No. 4 #187Page Scan
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