Cling to the hand of the Savior

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: Would you tread the paths of light
Title: Cling to the hand of the Savior
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Cling to his guiding hand

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Gospel Herald in Song #d221
Melodies of Salvation #d253
Sunshine No. 2: songs for the Sunday school #54Page Scan
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