Russell Kelso Carter

Added on by Craig Stewart.

This well known hymn was written by Russell Kelso Carter and published in “Songs of Perfect Love.” 

In his productive lifetime, Carter was a star athlete and gifted student of a military academy who became a professor of chemistry, natural sciences, civil engineering, and mathematics. He later became a Methodist minister, songwriter and physician.

Carter was buried in Baltimore, MD at Green Mount Cemetery in 1928. The inscription on his tombstone reads “Standing on the Promises.”

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Source: Healing and Revival Press