No­vem­ber 30, 1865, near Arden, West Virginia.

Ju­ly 8, 1951, Pleasure Valley, West Virginia.

Mariah’s Chapel Ce­me­te­ry, Barbour County, West Virginia.


Reed is said to have written 2,000 hymns in her lifetime. In 1939, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers recognized her substantial contribution to American music by awarding her a small weekly bonus.

  1. After the Storm Is Over
  2. All in Thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord
  3. All the Pennies Gathered
  4. Are Thy Days Full Often Drear
  5. Are You Clinging Close to Jesus?
  6. Are You Sowing, Daily Sowing?
  7. Are You Thankful for the Blessing?
  8. As We Journey Down Life’s Pathway
  9. At the Day Dawn, O My Savior
  10. At Thy Door the Savior Tarries
  11. Be Not an Idle Dreamer
  12. Be of Good Courage, Soldiers of Jesus
  13. Be Sure to Make Somebody Happy
  14. Be Thou My Guide, Dear Lord
  15. Be Thou My Guiding Light, Dear Lord
  16. Bearing Our Torches High
  17. Beautiful Lights of Home
  18. Beyond the Border Land
  19. Beyond the Swelling Flood Again
  20. Blessed Are They, the Undefiled
  21. Blessed Are They Who Trust in the Lord
  22. Blessed Is He That Endureth
  23. Blessed Is He That Is Trusting the Lord
  24. Blessed Is Jesus Forever
  25. Blessed Rock of Our Sal­va­tion
  26. Blossoms Swinging in the Light, The
  27. Blood, the Blood Hath Cleansed, The
  28. Bound Neath the World’s Heavy Burdens
  29. Bring Your Trials All to Jesus
  30. Brother, Turn Thy Footsteps Homeward
  31. By and By, Beyond Life’s Toiling
  32. Caroling Clear in the Morning Sunlight
  33. Carry a Message for Jesus
  34. Cast Thy Bread upon the Waters
  35. Children of the King Are We
  36. Choose My Path, O Blessed Savior
  37. Choose Today, O Brother, Standing
  38. Clinging to His Promise, Trusting in His Word
  39. Come and Join the Army, It Is Millions Strong
  40. Come, Blessed Savior, with Pentecostal Power
  41. Come, Bring Thy Sins to the Foun­tain
  42. Come, Drink of Life’s Crystal
  43. Come in Thy Love to Me
  44. Come to Jesus All Ye Children
  45. Come to the Cross Today
  46. Come to the Father, O Wanderer, Come
  47. Come to the Foun­tain, So Freely ’Tis Flowing
  48. Come to the Savior, Come in Your Youth
  49. Come to the Savior, Do Not Delay
  50. Come unto Me, O Precious Invitation
  51. Come unto Me, the Savior’s Voice
  52. Come, Young, and Old, and Join Our Band
  53. Coming to Thee in Life’s Morning Hours
  54. Contrite, I Kneel to Thee
  55. Count Thy Blessings, O My Brother
  56. Crown Him, Crown Him, Jesus Our Wonderful Savior
  57. Dear Father in Heaven, Thy Children Draw Near
  58. Dear Savior, at Thy Feet in Humble Prayer
  59. Dear Savior, at Thy Feet We Fall
  60. Dear Savior, Bend Thine Ear
  61. Dear Savior, Wouldst Thou Honor
  62. Do Life’s Storms Above Thee Roll?
  63. Do Not Grieve the Holy Spirit
  64. Do Thou Take Us, Dearest Savior
  65. Do What You Can for Jesus
  66. Don’t Let It Be Said, Too Late, Too Late
  67. Draw Me Near to Thee, to Thy Blessed Side
  68. Easter Bells, The
  69. Fear Not, Dear Friend, Though Tempests Break
  70. Fear Not, Thou Care Worn One
  71. Fear Not Though Tempest’s
  72. Fear Not, to Tread Life’s Road
  73. Fear Thou Not, for I Am with Thee
  74. Fill My Days, Dear Lord, with Light
  75. Follow, Follow Where the Master Leadeth
  76. For Me the Heavy Cross He Bore
  77. For the Harbor Home of the Glory Land
  78. Forsake Me Not, Dear Savior
  79. Forth to the Battle of Christ
  80. Forward, Forward, Lo the Battle’s Raging
  81. Forward, the Master Calls You
  82. Fret Not, Though Days Are Dreary
  83. From Day to Day, Along Your Way
  84. Give Me Thy Love, Dear Savior
  85. Give Thy Life to Jesus, Tell Him
  86. Give Us the Battle, Lord Jehovah
  87. Gladly the Bells Are Ringing
  88. Go Forth for Christ, and Labor
  89. Go in the Strength of the Master
  90. Go Reap, for the Harvest
  91. Go Tell to the Nations in Darkness
  92. Go with Christ’s Own Loving Spirit
  93. Go with the Wonderful Story
  94. Go Ye Forth to Every Nation
  95. God Is Our Refuge, in Him We Abide
  96. Grant Us Thy Blessing, Dear Lord
  97. Guide Thou My Steps, I Cry to Thee
  98. Hail Morning Voices, Ring Out
  99. Hail to Our Risen Savior
  100. Hark, the Bells Are Ringing, Sweet and Low
  101. Hark, the Bells, I Hear Them Chiming
  102. Hark, the Call, the Bugle’s Sounding
  103. Has Thy Life a Hidden Sorrow
  104. Have Joy in Thy Labor
  105. Have You Found That Friend and Savior?
  106. Have You Found the Peace That Passeth Understanding?
  107. Have You Found the Savior, Brother?
  108. Have You Found the Savior Precious?
  109. He Healeth the Broken Hearted
  110. He Is Come, He Is Come
  111. He Knoweth Thy Grief, He Knoweth Thy Care
  112. He Leadeth Me, My Lord and King
  113. He Maketh the Storm a Calm
  114. He Shall Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd
  115. Hear the Merry Robins Singing
  116. Hear the Tramp of Armies Marching
  117. Hearing the Blessed Story
  118. Help Us, O Lord, for Our Strength
  119. Here Am I, My Savior
  120. Here to Thy Holy Temple
  121. High in the Treetop
  122. Hold Up His Standard
  123. How Good It Is, How Sweet It Is
  124. How Happy Must the Children Dear
  125. How Sweet Are the Words
  126. Humbly, Dear Lord, I Wait
  127. Humbly, O Lord, I Wait Beside
  128. I Am Coming Home, Dear Savior
  129. I Am Happy, O So Happy
  130. I Am Walking in the Sunshine
  131. I Belong to the King
  132. I Cannot Drift Beyond Thy Love
  133. I Cannot Tell How Wonderful
  134. I Cannot Tell What Future Days
  135. I Cling to Thee, Dear Savior
  136. I Have a Friend
  137. I Have a Home, a Home on High
  138. I Have a Little Light
  139. I Have Found a Blessed Haven
  140. I Have Found a Friend in Jesus
  141. I Have Trusted in Thy Mercy
  142. I Know Not Now What Perils Lie Along My Way
  143. I Know Not What Lieth Before Me
  144. I Trust Thee, Dear Savior
  145. I Will Call upon the Lord
  146. I Will Cling to Thy Hand
  147. I Will Do All I Can in My Narrow Sphere
  148. I Will Follow Thee, My Savior, Though the Days
  149. I Will Lay My Cares on Jesus
  150. I Will Love Thee, O My Savior
  151. I Will Praise Thee, O Lord
  152. I Will Praise Thee, O, My Savior
  153. I Will Sing of Thy Power
  154. I Will Trust the Lord Forever
  155. I Will Wait upon the Lord
  156. If Jesus Should Call You Today
  157. If the Days Are Dreary
  158. I’ll Not Be Discouraged
  159. I’m Nearer My Home Today
  160. I’m Nearing the Gates of the City of Light
  161. In the Fullness of His Mercy
  162. In the Morning, in the Morning
  163. In the Shadow of Thy Wings, Dearest Savior
  164. In Thy Presence, O My Savior
  165. Into Thy Kingdom of Peace and Love
  166. It Was So Little, the Kindness You Offered
  167. It’s Just Before Christmas
  168. I’ve a Precious, Priceless Treasure
  169. I’ve Given My Heart to Jesus
  170. Jesus Christ with Death Hath Striven
  171. Jesus I My Sins Confessing
  172. Jesus Is Here, Is Not Your Heart Burning?
  173. Jesus Is My Helper, Mighty and Strong
  174. Jesus Is Risen!
  175. Jesus Is Willing to Save and to Bless You
  176. Jesus, Savior, Hear and Help
  177. Jesus, Savior, We Are Coming
  178. Joy, Joy, Joy, Hark, How the Bells
  179. Joyfully, Joyfully Singing, Join In
  180. Joyfully Marching Onward
  181. Just a Drop of Water from a Summer Shower
  182. Just a Word of Pity
  183. Just One Word from Thee
  184. Keep a Song of Gladness Ringing
  185. King Jesus Calls for Volunteer
  186. King of the Ages, The
  187. Knights of the New Crusade
  188. Lay Aside Thy Fears, O Pilgrim
  189. Lead Me, Ever Lead Me
  190. Leaning on Thy Breast, My Savior
  191. Leave Me Not, O Precious Savior
  192. Let Me Trust Thee, Jesus, Savior
  193. Let Me Walk with Thee, Dear Savior
  194. Let Us Brighten All Life’s Pathway
  195. Let Us Do What We Can for Jesus
  196. Let Us Keep the Lovelight
  197. Let Your Heart Be Glad
  198. Life Has Its Shady Side
  199. Lift Aloft the Banner of Our Lord and King
  200. Lift Thy Face to the Light!
  201. Lift Up the Banner of Jehovah
  202. Lift Up the Banner of Jesus
  203. Lift Your Heart to Jesus
  204. Little Boy in Our Town, A
  205. Little by Little We’re Building a Temple
  206. Little Evangels for Thee, Dear Savior
  207. Lo We Come a Childish Band
  208. Long Ago at the Eventide
  209. Long I’ve Wandered
  210. Lord Is My Hope and Sal­va­tion, The
  211. Lord Is My Refuge, in Him Will I Hide, The
  212. Lord Is My Strength, The
  213. Lord Jesus, I Come in My Darkness
  214. Lord Jesus, I Love Thee, Thy Laws I’ll Obey
  215. Lord Jesus, We Are Marching
  216. Loyal Army Gathers All over This Broad Land, A
  217. Loyal to Jesus This Be
  218. Morning Breaks, Behold Its Rays, The
  219. My Daily Prayer
  220. My Sins Are Forgiven, My Soul Is at Rest
  221. Nearer to Thee, Precious Savior
  222. Nearer to Thy Side, Dear Savior
  223. No Night Within That Glorious Home
  224. Not What I Long to Do
  225. O Come, Let Us Worship Our Savior
  226. O Happy Land, So Far Away
  227. O Hearts, Rejoice
  228. O How Sweet to Think That Sometime
  229. O I Love to Think of the Home Above
  230. O Lowly Servant of Thy King
  231. O Sinner, the Harvest Is Passing
  232. O Star of Matchless Splendor
  233. O the Lark Sings in the Morning
  234. On the Travel-Worn Road in the Olden Time
  235. Once Again We’ve Met
  236. Once More the Children’s Sabbath Day
  237. Only a Contrite Sinner
  238. Only a Little Deed of Kindness
  239. Only a Little While Here Below to Watch and Serve
  240. Only a Little Word Tenderly Spoken
  241. Only a Touch of Thy Hand, Dear Lord
  242. Only to Wait at Thy Feet, Dear Lord
  243. Onward, Christian Workers
  244. Onward Forever
  245. Onward, Onward, Joyfully We Go
  246. Onward We Are Marching ’Neath
  247. Order Went Forth, The
  248. Out of the Darkness of Sorrow and Pain
  249. Out of the Shadows
  250. Over the Hilltops the Morning
  251. Over the Silent Sea
  252. Over There Are Many Mansions
  253. Pentecostal Flame, The
  254. Praise to the Friend of the Children
  255. Praise Ye the Lord Forever
  256. Precious Is the Promise Given
  257. Put Your Shoulder ’Neath the Burden
  258. Ready Now, Steady Now, Every Gallant Knight
  259. Ready, Ready, Shall the Watchword
  260. Rest from Thy Sorrow He’ll Give Thee
  261. Rest in the Lord and Patiently Wait
  262. Ring Out the Glad Carols
  263. Ring, Ye Bells of Christmas
  264. Safe in the Fold of the Master
  265. Scatter Golden Sunbeams
  266. Scatter Love’s Sunbeams as Onward
  267. Scattering Deeds of Love Like Flowers
  268. See the Golden Light
  269. Seeking for Jesus, the Wondrous Physician
  270. Send Out the Tidings
  271. Send the Blessings All Around You
  272. Send Us Forth
  273. Serve with Gladness Christ the King
  274. Shine, Little Sunbeams, Shine
  275. Shoulder to Shoulder, Stand in the Battle
  276. Sing a Song of Birthday Banners
  277. Sing When the Dark Clouds Lower
  278. Sing Ye His Praises, Christ the Redeemer
  279. Slain for the Sins of the World Was He
  280. So Much to Do for Jesus
  281. Soldiers of Jesus, Marching
  282. Somebody’s Praying for You
  283. Something to Do for the Master
  284. Speak, O Lord, Thy Voice Obeying
  285. Spread the Light of Joy about You
  286. Stars of December
  287. Steady, Brother, Steady
  288. Step Over the Line, My Brother
  289. Swing, Little Blossoms, the Sunshine Is Falling
  290. Swing, Snowy Lilies
  291. Take Hold of the Promise of Jesus
  292. Teach Me Thy Way, Dear Savior
  293. Tell the Gospel Story, Far and Near
  294. Tell to Jesus All Your Sorrow
  295. There Are Lambs Astray
  296. There Is a Bright, Golden Shore
  297. There Is a City Out Over There
  298. There Is a Fair, Sweet, Happy Land
  299. There Is a Place Prepared
  300. There Is a Refuge, Sweet, Secure
  301. There Is Joy in the Love of Jesus
  302. There Is Rest in Him When Life’s Cares Oppress
  303. There Is Rest, There Is Peace in the Promise
  304. There Shall Be Rest for Weary
  305. There’ll Be No Night There
  306. There’s a Beautiful Home That Awaits Us There
  307. There’s a Bright and Happy Home
  308. There’s a Far Off Happy Shore
  309. There’s a Fount of Love Filled
  310. There’s a Home That Waits for Me
  311. There’s a Mansion Over Yonder
  312. There’s a Mighty Army Marching
  313. There’s a Peaceful Shining
  314. There’s a Place in the Master’s Vineyard
  315. There’s a Song, When Morn Is Breaking
  316. There’s a Thought That Cheers Me Ever
  317. There’s Light in the Heavens
  318. There’s No Other Savior
  319. They Shall Walk with Me in White
  320. Thou Art My Hope When the Days Are Dreary
  321. Thou Art My Refuge, Dear Savior
  322. Thou That Goeth Forth and Weepeth
  323. Though Dark the Pathway, Jesus Is Our Light
  324. Though I Walk Through Death’s Dark Valley
  325. Thronging About Him, the People Pressed
  326. Thy Field Is Wide, My Father
  327. Thy Will, Dear Lord, Be Done
  328. Thy Word, Dear Savior, Is a Light
  329. To Him That O’ercometh, the Lord Will Give
  330. To the Love of the Father Thy Heart Unseal
  331. To Thee, Dear Lord I Lift
  332. To Thee We Come, Dear Savior
  333. Toil Onward and Upward, Be True to Your God
  334. Toiling Together with God
  335. Trust Thy Father, Ever Trust Him
  336. Trusting in Thy Promise
  337. Turn to Jesus, He Will Save Thee
  338. Twine Your Blossoms
  339. Under the Banner of Jesus
  340. Unto Thee, in Life’s Fair Morning
  341. Unto Thee, O My Strength Will I Sing
  342. Up in the Old Maple There Rocks and Swings
  343. Wait on the Lord
  344. Waiting at the Gates of Heaven
  345. Walking by Faith in the Master’s Love
  346. Walking in the Light
  347. Wash Me in Thy Blood
  348. We Are Bought with a Price
  349. We Are Going Home to the Land of Light
  350. We Are Little Pilgrims, Marching Hand in Hand
  351. We Are Little Soldiers Toiling
  352. We Are Little Sowers
  353. We Are Little Toilers, for Our Lord and King
  354. We Are Soldiers True in the Army
  355. We Are Toiling in Life’s Harvest
  356. We Praise Thee, Dear Savior
  357. We Shall Reap What We Sow in the Harvest Time
  358. We Shall Sing the Glad, New Song
  359. We Will Shine for Christ Our Savior
  360. Welcome, Evening Shadows
  361. Welcome, Sweet Sabbath of Beauty
  362. We’re Shining for Jesus
  363. What a Comfort to Know That He Loves Me
  364. What Are You Giving to Jesus?
  365. What Does It Matter if God Walks with Thee?
  366. What if Here My Path Is Shadowed?
  367. What Is That Light?
  368. What Makes the Christian Happy?
  369. What of the Night, O Watchman?
  370. What Though Cares and Trials Meet Us
  371. What Though Clouds May Gather
  372. What Though the Days Be Dreary
  373. What Though the Way Be Weary
  374. Whate’er Thou Sowest, Thou Must Reap
  375. Whatsoever Be Thy Grief
  376. When the Shadows Deep Are Falling
  377. When the Waves of My Sorrow O’erwhelm Me
  378. When We All Shall Gather Home
  379. When We Enter the Portals of Glory
  380. Where Art Thou Sowing Today for Jesus?
  381. Where Does She Wander This Dreary Night?
  382. Where the Saved Their Joys Are Telling
  383. Where’er My Footsteps Wander
  384. Wheresoever Thou Leadeth Over Vale and Hill
  385. Who Can Tell the Boundless
  386. Why Art Thou Wandering Alone in the Darkness?
  387. Wonderful Star, Lo, I Follow Thy Guiding
  388. Work for the Master
  389. Work, Work for Jesus
  390. Working for Jesus
  391. Worn with Thy Wanderings
  392. Worthy to Be Praised
  393. Would You Learn a Secret Sweet?