[Standing on the promises of Christ my King]

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 >

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Composer: Russell Kelso Carter (1886)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 55565 43451 16667
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


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