We're marching to the promised land

We're marching to the promised land

Author: William Hunter
Published in 51 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: We're marching to the promised land
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: O who will go along with me



Instances (1 - 51 of 51)

Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns; or The Child's Sunday School Music Book #d106

Anniversary Hymns: or the Child's Sunday School Music Book Nos.1, 2, and 3 Complete #d91

Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver #d257

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Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #73

Fruits and Flowers #d173

Glad Tidings: New Hymns and Tunes for Sunday Schools #d103

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #935

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d232

Musical Leaves #d20

Musical Leaves for Sabbath Schools #d136

Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d312

Pocket Hymn Book for Social Worshp Everywhere #d90

Praises #d201

Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d259

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Silver Wings #76

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Songs of the Covenant : for the Sabbath School, Prayer Meetings, etc. #113

Sunday School Hymn Book #d494

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #331

The Anniversaary and Sunday School Music Book No. 1-5 #d196

The Anniversary and Sunday School Music Book Nos. 1 and 2 with additions #d62

The Canadian Warbler #d183

The Church Hymn Book #d1095

The Dominion Hymnal #d280

The Gospel Shower; a Collection of Gospel Hymns #d174

The Revival Music Book #d69

The Sabbath Chimes #d302

The Sabbath School Hosanna #d184

The Singer's Choice #d206

The Sunday School Banner #d146

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The Sunday-School Music Book: enlarged #35

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d441

The Western Harp: a Collection of Social and Revival Hymns #d233

The Westminster Collection of Sabbath School Hymns and Tunes #d126

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