Haste, haste, haste in the business of the King

Haste, haste, haste in the business of the King

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Haste, haste, haste, in the business of the King]
Published in 5 hymnals

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: Haste, haste, haste in the business of the King
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Lift your voice with gladness

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 4, a winnowed collection for young people's societies, church prayer meetings, evangelistic services and Sunday schools #70Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #413Page Scan
Song Evangel #d31
Sunday School Voices, No.2 #d66
The Redeemer's Praise #40Page Scan



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