Happy in the Lord

A pilgrim and a stranger here

Author: William Hunter
Tune: [A pilgrim and a stranger here]
Published in 24 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A pilgrim and a stranger here
Title: Happy in the Lord
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: We'll cross the river of Jordan

Timeline

Instances

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Bradbury's Golden Shower of S.S. Melodies: a new collection of hymns and tunes for the Sabbath school #70AudioPage Scan
Children's Praise #d3
Devotional Melodies: or, a collection of original and selected tunes and hymns, designed for congregational and social worship. (2nd ed.) #138Page Scan
Devotional Melodies; or, a collection of original and selected tunes and hymns, designed for congregational and social worship. (3rd ed.) #138Page Scan
Evangel of Song #d5
Glad Hallelujahs #d2
Gospel Tent Hymns #d2
Kind Words #d3
Kind Words: a new collection of hymns and tunes for sunday schools and the social circle #90Page Scan
New Praises of Jesus #d3
Oriola #d1
Pilgrim's Songs: a musical pocket companion, or hymn and tune fook for prayer and social meetings consisting chiefly of selections from the author's most popular melodies and hymns that have . . . #92Page Scan
Praises of Jesus #d4
Songs and Solos used by the Christian Crusaders in their Special Soul-Saving Work: and adapted for the church, grove, school, choir, and home #12Page Scan
Songs of Salvation as Used by Crossley and Hunter in Evangelistic Meetings: and adapted for the church, grove, school, choir and home #155Page Scan
The Golden Promise #d2
The Gospel Trumpeter. Number 3 #143Page Scan
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #33Page Scan
The New Golden Shower: containing the Gems of the "Golden Shower," with about one-half additional (new) pieces, designed for sunday schools, social, missionary and temperance meetings #70Page Scan
The Silver Song #d2
The Singer's Choice #d3
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d6
The Western Harp: a Collection of Social and Revival Hymns #d2
Vestry Chimes: a choice collection of sacred music, adapted to all occasions of social and family worship #42Page Scan



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