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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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #120Page Scan
Our Praise in Song: a collection of hymns and sacred melodies, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Endeavor societies, Epworth Leagues, evangelists, pastors, choristers, etc. #93Page Scan
Praise in Song #d187
Radiant Songs: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #120Page Scan
Seraphim: Touched of God to Touch Others #d36
Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #9Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #174Page Scan
The Young People's Hymnal, adapted to the use of Sunday schools, Epworth leagues, prayer meetings, and revivals #117
Unfading Treasures: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Epworth Leagues, endeavor societies, pastors, evangelists, choristers, etc. #87Page Scan
White Wings: for the use of churches, Sunday schools, Y.P.S.C.E., and all kinds of religious services #117Page Scan
Redemption songs #174AudioPage Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #174Page Scan
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