I. Baltzell

I. Baltzell
Short Name: I. Baltzell
Full Name: Baltzell, I. (Isaiah), 1832-1893
Birth Year: 1832
Death Year: 1893

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. His first compilation was Revival Songster (Baltimore, 1859). He was joint editor, with G.W.M. Rigor, or Choral Gems (1871); joint editor, with E.S. Lorenz, of Heavenly Carols, Songs of Grace, Gates of Praise, Songs of Cheer, Songs of the Kingdom, Holy Voices, Songs of Refreshing, Notes of Triumph, Garnered Sheaves, Songs of the Morning, and The Master's Praise. He was also author of music and services for special occasions, and the editor and publisher of Carols of Praise.

See: Shuey, W.A. (1892). Manual of the United Brethren Publishing House; Historical and Descriptive: 243-244.

Some of his hymns bear the pseudonym Amicus.

--Harry Eskew, DNAH Archives

Texts by I. Baltzell (116)sort descendingAsInstances
Almost persuaded to leave the ways of sinIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
Anhelo trabajar por el SeñorI. Baltzell (Author)4
Beautiful mansions prepared for meIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Blessed are the faithful, watching for the LordIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
Blessed Jesus, I would ever beIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
Come, let us sing a cheerful strainIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Come, little children, and adore him, Savior of all, he reigns aboveIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Come, little soldiers, 'list in the armyIsaiah Baltzell (Author)5
Come sing the praise of Jesus, Lamb of GodI. Baltzell (Author)2
Gentle Shepherd of the sheepIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Go ye forth and scatter seedsIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Gone, gone, dead and goneRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
Good news comes o'er the seaRev. I. Baltzell (Author)13
Hallelujah, Jesus saves me, I am washedI. Baltzell (Author)1
Hark, the angelic song from the regions afarI. B. (Author)4
Hark, the song of temperance, swellingIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Hear the proclamation soundingIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Ho, everyone who thirsts, draw nighI. Baltzell (Author)1
How long, O how long must our pleading be vain?Isaiah Baltzell (Author)3
I am sweeping toward the golden gateIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
I am the Way, O hear ye the blessed Savior sayI. B. (Author)3
I am weary of earth, for the friends I loveRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
I cannot save my soul from sinIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
I have found redemption in the Savior's bloodIsaiah Baltzell (Author)9
I long for that beautiful home over thereI. Baltzell (Author)2
I love to think of my heavenly homeI. B. (Author)8
I once was a stranger to grace and to God Isaiah Baltzell (Author)7
I see the bright lightI. B. (Author)2
I want to be a worker for the Lord, I want to love and trust his holy wordI. Baltzell (Author)153
I will go to Jesus, he's my loving SaviorIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
I will watch and wait for the morning's dawnI. B. (Author)10
I'll sing of a theme most sublimeIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
I'm clinging to thee my SaviorIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
I'm going yonder bright gloryIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
I'm nearing the gates of the city, Yon city so bright and so fairI. B. (Author)7
I'm sweeping toward the golden gateRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
In the Master's vineyard There is work to doIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Jesus calls, Dear children come to meRev. I. Baltzell (Author)4
Jesus died on the treeIsaiah Baltzell (Author)5
Jesus, I come to thee, Just as I amIsaiah Baltzell (Author)4
Jesus is ready to save you, Ready to save you just nowI. B. (Author)3
Let me stay where my spirit is feastingIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Let the nations rejoice, for the Saviour is comeIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Let us work, let us work in the vineyard todayIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Lo our vessel's on the oceanRev. I. Baltzell (Author)4
Lo the fields are white and the laborers few (Carlin)Isaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Look at my pretty flowersIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Look ever to Jesus! O languishing soul!I. Baltzell (Author)1
March to battle ever firm and trueI. Baltzell (Author)2
Marching onward, marching onwardIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
Merry the hearts that have gathered todayIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
Mir ist Heil geworden durch des Lammes BlutI. Baltzell (Author)1
Murmur not, my soul, though here in sorrowIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
Nearer, my God, to thee, Thou who has diedRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
Now begin the heavenly race, Christ calls todayRev. I. Baltzell (Author)4
O brother, go to JesusIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
O brother, this world is a vineyardI. B. (Author)3
O come let us make the welkin ringIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
O, come to the Savior today, 'Tis folly to wait till tomorrowIsaiah Baltzell (Author)6
O how blessed is the service of the lordIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
O Jesus, Savior, I long to restI. Baltzell (Author)29
O sinner, the Savior is calling, He offers you pardon nowIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
O sinner, the Savior is calling, In accents of mercy and loveIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
O the Savior is standing at the doorIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
O weary wanderer, dark night comes onIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
O come, little children, your Savior is callingRev. I. Baltzell (Author)5
O come today to the fountain That flows for you and meI. Baltzell (Author (Chorus))3
O, full salvation, flowing fountainI. B. (Author)3
O how happy I feel as I gazeI. Baltzell (Author)4
O, redemption's wondrous storyI. Baltzell (Author)2
On the shore beyond the seaI. B. (Author)13
Over the river, the river of time, Lies a bright land of a verdure sublimeIsaiah Baltzell (Author)18
Praise the Lord, Jehovah, in his courts belowIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
Praise ye the Lord, (yes) praise ye the LordI. B. (Author)5
Precious Jesus, I am comingIsaiah Baltzell (Author)7
Ready to go, ready to go, I have fought the tempter downIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
Rest, rest, sweetly restIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Ring out the sweet notesIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
Round the throne behold a glorious bandIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Safe in the life boat proudlyIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Savior, at the cross I'm waitingI. B. (Author)16
Say not, O Christian reaperRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
Scarcely saved, O what a wordI. B. (Author)8
See, the hosts of Zion gatheringIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
See the mighty hosts of Zion gatheringIsaiah Baltzell (Author)5
Shall we meet beyond the river In the clime where angels dwell?Rev. I. Baltzell (Author)1
Sinner, the banquet is waitingIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
Take my heart, dear JesusIsaiah Baltzell (Author)13
The birdlings sang their early notesIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
The reapers now for many a dayIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
The Spirit came in childhoodL. Baltzall (Author)1
There is rest for the soul in the rich crimson tideIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
There's a glorious kingdom, ever bright and fairRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
There's a place where my loved ones are goneRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
This festival day we'll be happy and gayIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
Today the Savior calls, come, childrenI. B. (Author)4
We are coming, we are coming, We have heard your plaintive cryIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
We are on our journey homeward, To a landIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2
We are sailing on the old ship of ZionI. B. (Author)7
We come to praise the Savior's nameI. B. (Author)2
We love to sing togetherIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
We sometimes speak of a sad, still hourIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Weary souls, that wander wideIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
We'll all gather home in the morningI. B. (Author)32
We're a happy pilgrim band, sailingRev. I. Baltzell (Author)12
We're coming, we're coming, dear SaviorRev. I. Baltzell (Author)5
When the clouds are gathering o'er theeRev. I. Baltzell (Author)2
When the storm in its fury on Galilee fell And lifted its waters high (Baltzell)Isaiah Baltzell (Author)26
When the tempest high is raging, As I sail over life's rough seaIsaiah Baltzell (Author)5
When this fitful life is overI. Baltzell (Author)1
When we all gather home in the morningI. Baltzell (Author)2
Which way are you going, my brotherIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
Who came to earth to die for allI. B. (Author)3
Whosoever will may come, O wondrous messageIsaiah Baltzell (Author)1
"Whosoever will," O hear the joyful soundIsaiah Baltzell (Author)3
Yo quiero trabajar por el SeñorIsaiah Baltzell (Author)2

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