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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 >

Text Information

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)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #359Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #872Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Church of England Sunday Schools, Bible Classes ... New ed. #d299
Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns: or, the child's Sunday school music book. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Complete #91Page Scan
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
Devotional Melodies: or, a collection of original and selected tunes and hymns, designed for congregational and social worship. (2nd ed.) #105Page Scan
Devotional Melodies; or, a collection of original and selected tunes and hymns, designed for congregational and social worship. (3rd ed.) #105Page Scan
Every Sabbath: a new collection of music adapted to the wants and capacities of Sunday-schools, the home circle and devotional gatherings #48Page Scan
Fresh Laurels for the Sabbath School, A new and extensive collection of music and hymns. Prepared expressly for the Sabbath Schools, Etc. #98Page Scan
Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #73Page Scan
Fruits and Flowers #d173
Glad Tidings: New Hymns and Tunes for Sunday Schools #d103
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #935Page Scan
Maynard's Sabbath School Echo. 6th ed. of Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns, with an Appendix #d258
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
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d359
Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d259
Select Melodies, Comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use not Found in the Standard Methodist Episcopal Hymnal #d263
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #19Page Scan
Silver Wings #76Page Scan
Songs of the Covenant : for the Sabbath School, Prayer Meetings, etc. #113Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book #d494
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #331Page Scan
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 Christian Songster: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp, prayer, and social meetings, and revivals of religion. Designed for all denominations #6Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d1095
The Dominion Hymnal #d280
The Gospel Shower; a Collection of Gospel Hymns #d174
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #81Page Scan
The New Sabbath School Hosanna: enlarged and improved: a choice collection of popular hymns and tunes, original and selected: for the Sunday school and the family circle... #62Page Scan
The Revival Music Book #d69
The Sabbath Chimes #d302
The Sabbath School Bell: a new collection of choice hymns and tunes, original and standard; carefully and simply arranged as solos, duets, trios, semi-choruses and choruses, and for organ..(Enl. Ed) #62Page Scan
The Sabbath School Hosanna #d184
The Singer's Choice #d206
The Sunday School Banner #d146
The Sunday-School Music Book: enlarged #35Page Scan
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
The Young People's Chorister: being a collection of favorite hymns and tunes for Sabbath schools and prayer meetings (New ed.) #195Page Scan
Young Singer's Friend: or, the Lee Avenue collection of hymns and songs, sacred and secular, suitable for Sabbath schools, social circles, children's meetings, concerts, anniversaries, etc. #a140Page Scan
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