[I long ago left Egypt for the promised land]

[I long ago left Egypt for the promised land]

Composer: Margaret J. Harris (1908)
Published in 13 hymnals


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Composer: Margaret J. Harris

Margaret Jenkins Harris USA 1865-1919. Born in Rushville, IL, she married evangelist, John Harris, and they were active in holiness meetings as musicians and song evangelists. She played the organ for accompaniment to their duets. She was also known as an effective preacher with strong messages. She was a member of the Iowa Holiness Association. She and her husband served as music directors for the 1901 General Holiness Convention in Chicago, IL. She also edited the “Glorious Gospel In Song” hymnbook for the Christian Witness Publishing Company of Chicago. She died in Miami, FL. John Perry  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I long ago left Egypt for the promised land]
Composer: Margaret J. Harris (1908)
Meter: 12.13.12.13.11.12.11.12
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

I've Pitched My Tent in Beulah

I long ago left Egypt for the promised land,
I trusted in my Savior, and to His guiding hand;
He led me out to vict’ry through the great Red Sea,
I sang a song of triumph, and shouted, I am free!

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The Cyber Hymnal #3140
Text: I've Pitched My Tent in Beulah
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The Cyber Hymnal #3140

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Timeless Truths #67

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