Composer: Russell Kelso Carter

Russel Kelso Carter was a professor in the Pennsylvania Military College of Chester. While there he was licensed to preach by the Methodist Episcopal Church. He became very active in leading camp meetings and revivals. After failing health forced him to abandon this work, he studied and became a medical doctor as well as a writer. He wrote novels as well as hymns. 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: Russell Kelso Carter (1886)
Incipit: 55565 4345U 11D66 67U1
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Baptist Hymnal 1991 #335
Text: Standing on the Promises
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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #335
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The Cyber Hymnal #6316
Text: Standing on the Promises
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The United Methodist Hymnal #374
Text: Standing on the Promises
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African American Heritage Hymnal #373TextFlexscorePage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #551
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #335TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #339TextFlexscorePage Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #625TextFlexscorePage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #552Text
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #335ScoreAudio
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #838Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Himnos de la Iglesia #334
Hinário para o Culto Cristão #344
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #249Text
Hymns of Faith #109TextPage Scan
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #562
Mil Voces para Celebrar: Himnario Metodista #252
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #122Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #395
Sing Joyfully #181TextFlexscorePage Scan
Small Church Music #116Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #364
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #410Text
The Cyber Hymnal #6316TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #271TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #279
The United Methodist Hymnal #374TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
The Worshiping Church #306Text
Timeless Truths #1101Text
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