P. P. Bilhorn

P. P. Bilhorn
Short Name: P. P. Bilhorn
Full Name: Bilhorn, P. P. (Peter Philip), 1865-1936
Birth Year: 1865
Death Year: 1936

Pseudonyms: W. Ferris Britcher, Irene Durfee; C. Ferris Holden, P. H. Rob­lin (a an­a­gram of his name)
Peter Philip Bilhorn was born, in Mendota, IL. His father died in the Civil War 3 months before he was born. His early life was not easy. At age 8, he had to leave school to help support the family. At age 15, living in Chicago, he had a great singing voice and sang in German beer gardens there. At this time, he and his brother also formed the Eureka Wagon & Carriage Works in Chicago, IL. At 18 Peter became involved in gospel music, studying under George F. Root and George C. Stebbins. He traveled to the Dakotas and spent some time sharing the gospel with cowboys there. He traveled extensively with D. L. Moody, and was Billy Sunday's song leader on evangelistic endeavors. His evangelistic work took him into all the states of the Union, Great Britain, and other foreign countries. In London he conducted a 4000 voice choir in the Crystal Palace, and Queen Victoria invited him to sing in Buckinghm Palace. He wrote some 2000 gospel songs in his lifetime. He also invented a folding portable telescoping pump organ, weighing 16 lbs. It could be set up in about a minute. He used it at revivals in the late 19th century. He founded the Bilhorn Folding Organ Company in Chicago. IL, and his organ was so popular it was sold all over the world. He edited 10 hymnals and published 11 gospel songbooks. He died in Los Angeles, CA, in 1936.

John Perry

Texts by P. P. Bilhorn (301)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A beggar blind sat by the wayP. B. (Author)English4
A lame man sat at the Beautiful Gate, Unheeding, the throng passed byP. P. B. (Arranger)English1
A lonely loving mother waitsP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
After the conflict all is overP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Alas, and did my Savior bleedPeter P. Bilhorn (Alterer)English2
Almost, but still I resistedP. P.Bilhorn (Author)English3
Almost I trusted in JesusPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English6
Always remember your mother, my boyP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Are you building on the rock, Christian soldier?P. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Are you heavy laden, do you oft repineP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Are you in the royal army?P. P. B. (Author)English3
Are you ready for the Bridegroom, He may come this very nightPeter P. Bilhorn (Author (attributed to))English3
Are you waiting, are you readyP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Are your feet on the Rock Christ JesusP. P. B. (Author)English4
Art thou weak, afflicted soul?Peter P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
At the door the Savior's knockingP. P. B. (Author)English2
At the sweet hour of prayer in the home far awayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Be not weary in well doing, Turn not from the path of rightP. P. B. (Author)English3
Beautiful beams of sunshineP. P. B. (Author)English5
Behold the armies of the kingP. P. B. (Arranger)English4
Behold the Lord is comingP. P. B. (Author)English3
Blessed assurance Jesus hath saidP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Blessed be the God and Father of our Savior Jesus ChristP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English6
Blessed Jesus, Thou art mine, All I have is wholly thineP. P. B. (Author)English26
But as many as received HimP. P. B. (Author)English2
By the cross of Christ, our SaviorPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
By the love that came to be a friend to sinful menP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Caimbagan a Gayyem ni JesusP. P. B. (Author)Tagalog2
Carry me back to my mother's true loveP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Christ is coming, and all nations shall behold HimP. P. B. (Author)English6
Come, is the call of the FatherP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Come, Lord Jesus! O come quickly! This our yearning cryP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Come near to the bedside of mother, my boyPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Come sinners come to Jesus nowPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Come to the Savior, while He is callingP. P. B. (Author)English2
Come, ye children, march alongP. P. B. (Author)English1
Cristo es el mejor amigoP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Spanish2
Do not mind what others say, Make the best of every dayP. P. B. (Author)English4
Do not neglect the dear loved ones at homeP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Do you want a friend to love youPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Down by the river on redemption groundP. P. B. (Author)English3
Em Cristo há perfeito perdãoPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)Portuguese2
Es Jesús el mejor amigoP. P. B. (Author)Spanish7
Es klingt mir das Wort, wie ein LiedP. P. Bilhorn (Author)German2
Eternal Holy Ghost of loveP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Eternity, where, it floats in the airP. P. B. (Alterer)English2
Faithful remain to your Savior and LordP. P. Bilhorn (Author)1
Far beyond the shining gateP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English5
Far from God, to Christ a strangerPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Far out upon the bywaysP. P. B. (Author)English3
Father and mother prayingP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
For God so loved the world, he gave his Son for man to dieP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
For us, in might came forth the mighty OneP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Gather up the rays of sunshineP. P. B. (Author)English5
Glory be to the Father! Glory be to the Son! (Bilhorn)P. P. B. (Author)English2
Glory to Jesus, who died on the treePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English32
Hallejah! hallelujah! I am saved to tellP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Happy in Jesus, O wonderful graceP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Hark the herald angels sing, Jesus the light of the worldPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English5
Hark, 'tis the watchman's cryP. P. B. (Arranger)English2
Hast thou heard of God who in wondrous loveP. B. (Author)English3
Have you anyone there in that heavenly landP. P. B. (Arranger)English2
Have you been down at the fountainP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Have you burdens hard to bearP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Have you left the old home and a mother's careP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Have you told Jesus the burdens you bearPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
He is coming, he is coming, Shout aloud this glad refrainPeter P. Bilhorn (Alterer)English3
He plucked me out of the mire and clayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
He that winneth souls is wise, He will enter paradiseP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
He will bring me home in His own good timeP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Hear the crying in the land, Lend a handP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
He's a Friend that sticketh closerPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
His love is ever abidingP. P. B. (Author)English2
His peace passeth all understandingP. P. B. (Arranger)English2
Ho ye ransomed come and singP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
How wonderful to know the powerPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I am happy on my way, And I'm singing all the dayP. P. B. (Author)English2
I am now a child of God, I've been washed in Jesus' bloodP. P. B. (Author)English1
I am singing today of the cross and the bloodPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
I am traveling on the way to gloryP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I came to Jesus in my sinP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I can never tell how much He is to meP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I can sing the wondrous story since the Comforter is mineP. P. B. (Author)English8
I can tell you when, I can tell you wherePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English9
I come to Thee, dear Savior, Because I need Thee soP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I could not do without Thee, O Savior of the lostBilhorn (Author (4th verse))English1
I do believe with all my soulP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
I entered once a home of careP. P. Bilhorn (Author (v. 4))English1
I found sweet peace in Christ my LordP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I had so many sins and he took them all awayPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English7
I have found a balm for all my woeP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
I have heard of a land where bright angels dwellP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I have Jesus in my heart, and I'm satisfiedPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I know not where the way may lead meP. P. B. (Author)English2
I love to sing of Jesus, who hath redeemed my soulPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I once was a rebel, but now I am freeP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I sing of his love abidingP. P. B. (Author)English5
I stood all alone by the waysideP. P. B. (Author)English8
I walked through the woodland meadowsP. P. B. (Author (v. 4))English2
I wandered in darkness and knew not the lightP. P. Bilhorn (Author)2
I want to be more like my Savior, So pureP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
I was a ruined sinnerPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
I was lying at the pool of BethesdaP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I was straying afar from the sheltering foldP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I was weary, lost and strayingP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
I will be there with Jesus in His excellent gloryPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I will cast in the depths of the fathomless seaP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
I will follow thee, my Savior, Thou hast shed thy blood for meP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
I will meet you there in the morning fairP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I will praise my dear Redeemer Through a long and endless dayPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
I will praise my Redeemer and LordP. P. B. (Adapter)English1
I will sing the praises of my Lord and SaviorPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I will walk the streets of glory by and byP. P. B. (Author)English4
Ich komm' zu dir, mein HeilandP. P. Bilhorn (Author)German1
If o'er your way dark clouds arisePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
If you would know the peace of GodP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
If your heart is rightPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
If your heart is sadPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I'm happy in the love of JesusP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I'm homeward bound, soon I shall seeP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
I'm on my way to Zion's hillP. P. B. (Author)English4
In my heart a song is swelling like a mighty seaPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)1
In my heart lives a song that I sing all day longPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
In my memory there linger thoughts of motherP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
In the beginning of our redemptionP. P. B. (Author)English6
In the land of strangers Whither thou art goneP. P. B. (Arranger)English2
In the land of wondrous beautyP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
In the sweet days of my childhoodP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Into life's darkness, into life's nightP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Is it well with your soul today, brother, Is it well with you today?P. P. B. (Author)English1
Jesus died for you and me, Is it not good news?P. P. Bilhorn (Author)English6
Jesus is standing in Pilate's hall, Friendless, forsaken, betrayed by allP. P. Bilhorn (Arranger)English1
Jesus redeems me from every sinP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Jesus saves me today, and He saves me alwayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
Jesus stands ready to pardonP. P. B. (Author)English5
Just a precious promise that my mother loved to readP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Kiss me, mother, kiss me gentlyP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
La santa quietud Dios me dióP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Spanish2
Lead me till I reach that cityP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Let me ever, Lord, love and keep thy wordPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Let us give praise unto our KingP. P. B. (Author)English2
Liebster Jesus, du bist meinP. P. Bilhorn (Author)German1
Life everlasting he offers to theePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Life everlasting is offered to allP. P. Bilhorn (Author)2
Lift your eyes and look on JesusPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Like the love of God, the FatherPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Listen, brother, while we sing of the Savior and our KingP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Living water pure and freeP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Long ago the Savior sought usP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Look where you step young man of todayP. P. B. (Author)English2
Lord, according to Thy loving kindnessP. B. (Author)English5
Lord, save me, Lord, save me, When upon the troubled seaP. P. B. (Author)English7
Lord, this is what we needP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
"Még ma nem!"—mondják sokanP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Hungarian2
March on to victory, the call of God is soundingP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Messiah's call rings out to one and allP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Mine the crown and kingdom isP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Mit hjerte nu synger en sangP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Norwegian1
Mitt hjärta har funnit en sångP. P. B. (Author)Swedish2
Mitt hjärta har lärt sig en sångPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)Swedish2
More and more I long for JesusPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
My boy, you are nearing life's manhoodP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
My heart was not right in my dear Savior's sightP. P. B. (Author)English11
My soul is redeemed by the blood of the LambP. P. B. (Author)English7
Never alone in this earthly wayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Nobly our flag is wavingPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
"Not tonight," so many sayP. P. B. (Author)English8
Nothing for Jesus no place in your heartPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
Nästan jag trodde på JesusPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)Swedish2
O brother, which side of the Lord will you standPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English7
O, der er ingen ven som JesusP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Norwegian2
O, don't you want to work for JesusPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
O height and depth O length and breadthP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
O house of many mansionsP. P. B. (Adapter)English1
O Iesu kuu mea e ola'iP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Hawaiian3
O kein freund, der nich leibt, wie JesusP. P. B. (Author)German4
O sing the glad news of JesusP. P. B. (Author)English2
O trust the Savior, let come what mayPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
O what will you do in the solemn dayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
O why do you carry your burden alonePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
O ye who are bound by the fetters of sinP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
O how I love Jesus, O how I love JesusP. B. (Author)English1
O the best friend to have is JesusP. P. B. (Author)English77
Oh! ti Mannubbot awisennacaP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Tagalog2
O what a Savior, He's pleading for youP. P. B. (Author)English19
O what are you doing for Jesus? He left the bright glories aboveP. P. B. (Author)English5
On Calvary he took the sinner's placeP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
One night as I lay dreamingBilhorn (Author)English5
Out on the highways wherever we goP. P. B. (Arranger)English3
Out upon the mountain straying, one lone sheep was lostPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Over the noise of battle, over the storm and tidePeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
Over the river, not far awayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Peace, peace, sweet peaceP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Percibe mi alma un sonP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Spanish2
Pilgrims of earth, as ye sow ye shall reapP. P. B. (Author)English4
Por Cristo la paz hecha fue: su pazPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)Spanish3
Praise to the Father, blest be the SonP. B. (Author)English3
Precious mother, I am goingPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Prepare to meet thy God, Ere judgment He doth sendPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
Remember from whence thou art fallenP. P. B. (Author)English3
Rouse, ye Christians, up and doingPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)2
Salvation, O sing the glad storyPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English9
Saved by grace O wonderful story, Jesus the Savior has come from on highP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English6
Saved by grace through faith aloneP. P. B. (Author)English2
Say, is your lamp burning, my brotherPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English8
Seeking for Jesus in BethlehemP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
She would wipe away my tear dropsP. P. B. (Author)English2
Should the Master call me home todayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Since Jesus washed my sins away, my soul sings HallelujahP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Sing, O my soul, repeat the olden storyPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Sing unto the Lord and bless His holy nameP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Smile, smile when you're feeling bluePeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
So near to the kingdom, yet what dost thou lackPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English1
Some day when my toiling and trials are o'erP. P. B. (Author)English8
Someone is near to the kingdom todayPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
Sweet, sweet old story, oft has been toldP. P. B. (Author)English2
Take me, make me P. P. B. (Author)English3
The best Friend to have is Jesus (Chorus)P. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
The clouds of doubt have flown awayPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
The days are quickly passingP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
The field is great, the grain is whitePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
The glory of Israel is not the lawP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
The Lord has washed away my sin, For when he knocked I let him inPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English6
The Lord's my light and libertyP. P. B. (Author)English2
The Lord's our rock, in Him we hidePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
The man whose transgressions are pardoned in graceP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
The Master is come and calleth for thee, He stands at the door of thy heart (Bilhorn)P. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
The Master is coming, He's coming againP. P. B. (Author)English3
The morning Light has come as lastP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
The Savior hath said That no tears shall be shedPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English5
The Savior in love is callingP. P. B. (Author)English5
The Savior is my all in allPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English33
O Jesus, Thou art standingP. B. (Adapter)English3
The Savior shed His precious blood On Calvary's rugged treePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
The Savior stands waiting and knocks at thy doorPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
The Savior's hand is knockingPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English6
The Son of God hath power on earthP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
The voice of Him that crieth in the wildernessP. P. B. (Author)English5
There are opportunities in each busy dayPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
There are sheep astray from the Master's foldP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
There came to my heart a sweet message of loveP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English8
There comes to my heart one sweet strainPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English168
There is a full salvation, and that is what we needP. P. B. (Author)English3
There is a secret tried and trueP. P. B. (Author)English6
There is love, true love, in the heavenly homeP. P. B. (Author)English5
There is sunshine in the valley, there is sunshine on the hill (Bilhorn)Peter P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
There is work that we can doP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English7
There was no hope within my heartPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
There'll be no dark river for me to crossPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
There's a church in the valley by the wildwoodP. P. B. (Author)English1
There's a home beyond this vale of tearsP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
There's a joy for every sorrow, there's a balm for every painP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
There's a land where sorrow and sin are never knownP. P. B. (Author)English3
There's a precious promise in His Holy wordPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English3
There's a promise recorded in God's holy wordP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
There's no hope beyond the grave, my brotherP. B. (Author)English5
There's no one to go to but JesusP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
There's power in the blood of the precious Son of GodP. P. B. (Author)English2
There's someone who knows when the waves roll highP. P. B. (Author)English3
O my brother, art thou drifting? Drifting toward a sea?Peter P. Bilhorn (Author)English14
Though the way seems dark before youPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Though we are little and do not mean muchP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Through the years of pride and promiseP. P. B. (Arranger)English1
Thy sins I bore on Calvary's treeP. P. B. (Arranger)English1
'Tis sweet to kneel in humble prayerP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Today the Savior calleth for theeP. P. B. (Author)English2
Toy pusoc inna maricnaP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Tagalog2
Traveler weary on life's rugged wayPeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
'Twas for me the Christ of God shed on Calvary His bloodPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
'Twas in the days of careless youth, when life was fair and brightP. P. B. (Author)English11
We are coming to thee for help, O LordP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
We are little children, servants of the LordP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
We are little sunbeams shining brightPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
We are marching along with our banner and with songP. P. B. (Author)English2
We know not how soon his return will beP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
We're a happy Christian band, Marching to the heavenly landP. B. (Author)English5
What a compassionate Savior is hePeter Philip Bilhorn (Author)English2
What are you doing for Jesus? Have you been gleaning todayP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
What can wash away my guilty stainPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
What will you now do with JesusPeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English5
When days are dull and dreary along life's winding roadP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
When I awake in the morning lightP. P. B. (Author)English2
When I hear the grand old story, often told and sung beforeP. P. B. (Author)English9
When I recall the love that Jesus had for mePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
When I was drifting out upon the seaP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English4
When my Savior I shall seeP. H. Bilhorn (Arr.)English22
When my soul is sore distressedP. P. B. (Author)English3
When on the cross the Savior died, Then He remembered meP. P. B. (Author)English1
When the power fell on meP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
When weary and fainting and ready to diePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English7
When you are weary and burdened with careP. P. B. (Author)English3
Wheresoever we may go In this world of sin and woeP. P. B. (Author)English3
Who is tenderly calling you homePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Why not help somebody alongP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English2
Why, O why need I ever fear, with my Savior and Lord so nearP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1
Will you meet me in the homeland when life's race is runP. P. B. (Author)English2
Wondrous gift, of God to earthP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English3
Ya viene a mi alma un sonP. P. Bilhorn (Author)Spanish2
Ye shall be baptized with the Holy GhostP. P. B. (Author)English2
You have heard the gospel messagePeter P. Bilhorn (Author)English8
You will find him if you trust himP. P. Bilhorn (Author)English1

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