In Time of Need

Were it not for Thee, my Savior

Author: Josephine Pollard
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Josephine Pollard

Josephine Pollard USA 1834-1892. Born at NYC, NY, one of seven children and daughter of an architect, she attended an exclusive girls school, Spingler Institute, and was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church. She was a founding member of the professional women’s club, Sorosis. She never married. She became an author, poet, and hymnist, writing many children’s books and for children’s magazines, including Harper’s, Scribner’s, and the New York Ledger. She wrote 44 books, mostly religious, for children, but also about history, birds, sports and games, and adventure stories. She also wrote 100+ hymn lyrics as well. She worked as an editor for the Sunday School Times and for the Methodist Book Concern, where she edited… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Were it not for Thee, my Savior
Title: In Time of Need
Author: Josephine Pollard
Language: English
Refrain First Line: How could I do without Thee
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Chautauqua Carols #71

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d280

Gospel Music #d147

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Gospel Music #25

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Heavenly Recruit Praise Hymns #87

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Hymn Service for the Sunday School #22

Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d311

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Welcome Tidings #39

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