Trying to walk in the steps of the Savior

Trying to walk in the steps of the Savior. Eliza E. Hewitt* (1851-1920).  This was one of the most popular of the many hymns by Eliza Hewitt. The first page scan in gives its provenance as one of the many gospel hymnals published in Philadelphia by John J. Hood, with its companion piece, both dated 1889: Redemption Songs, and a compilation entitled Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound. The author was given as ‘L.H. Edmunds’, one of the pseudonyms used by Hewitt. The hymn was almost always entitled ‘Stepping in the Light’, from the second and third lines of the refrain:  How beautiful to walk in the steps of the Saviour, Stepping in the...

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