We Shall Be Like Him

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 shall be like him, O beautiful thought
Title: We Shall Be Like Him
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Adult Bible Class Hymnal No. 1 #d136
Happy Day #d140
New Onward and Upward #d184
Notes of Praise #23Page Scan
Onward and Upward No. 2: a collection of gospel songs and hymns for Sunday-schools, Endeavor societies, Epworth leagues, devotional meetings, chapel exercises, revivals, etc. #177Page Scan
Spirit of Song #d120
The Olive Leaf #d94



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