We are singing on the way, To a blessed land

We are singing on the way, To a blessed land

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [We are singing on the way]
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. 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: We are singing on the way, To a blessed land
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Blessed home

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Praise in Song #d187

Seraphim: Touched of God to Touch Others #d36

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Radiant Songs: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #120

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Redemption songs #174

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Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #174

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Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #9

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