A Watchman in the Night

Where the light [night] of sin lies darkly

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [Where the light of sin lies darkly]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Where the light [night] of sin lies darkly
Title: A Watchman in the Night
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: I'm a watchman in the night
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Coleman's Songs for Men #d175

Cross and Crown Hymnal, 3rd ed. #d532

Songs for Men #86

Songs of Redemption #d249

Treasury of Song #d329

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