O there's a better world on high

O there's a better world on high

Author: Franklin E. Belden
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Franklin E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

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Author: Franklin E. Belden

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d334
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #411Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #712Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #274Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #283Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #283Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #274Page Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #281Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #865Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #433Page Scan



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