John H. Sammis

Short Name: John H. Sammis
Full Name: Sammis, John H. (John Henry), 1846-1919
Birth Year: 1846
Death Year: 1919

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns.

Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)


Texts by John H. Sammis (66)sort iconAsInstances
“A little while,”—be brave, be strongJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Aia hele kakou, Me ka Haku, IesuJ. H. Sammis, 1846-1919 (Author)3
Al andar con JesúsJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Be strong, my soul, to will and doJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Be up, my soul, and doingJ. H. Sammis (Author)6
Boatman, my spirit is yearningRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)2
By grace redeemed through thy bloodJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
By thine eye, O God, all seekingJ. H. Sammis (Author)5
Come, Holy Spirit, and anewJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
Come, thou apart and rest awhileJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Em Jesus confiar, suas leis observarJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
Father, heavenly Father, unto thee we cryJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Father in Thy love draw near usJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
Father, my feeble faith takes holdJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Friend saloonist, I'm a-thinkin'J. H. Sammis (Author)2
Gnadengrund, mein bestes TeilJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Go tell it to Jesus, go tell him thy woeJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Great things the Lord has done for meJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
Have you heard of the wonderful storyJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
I am going home in the good old wayJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
I have found the living fountainJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
I have toiled for gold in the heat and coldJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
It is written in the Book, Hallelujah!J. H. Sammis (Author)6
It’s all of Grace; though marred by sinJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Let Jesus have his wayJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
Let us live while we live, for the good we can doJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Lord, hear our prayer (Sammis)J. H. Sammis (Author)2
My boy, the wide world is before youJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
My weary soul for rest and shelterRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)2
Naar vi vandrer med GudJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Now to the Lord our God upraiseJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
O du, der auf dem breiten WegJohn Henry Sammis (Author)1
O soul on worldly pleasures bentJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
O wonderful, wonderful graceJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
Of all the woes recorded by seer or prophet dreadJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Oh, how blest is the man unto whom He hath saidJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
O where will you be when eternity dawnsRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)3
On Calvary my Savior diedJ. H. Sammis (Author)7
Once afar from home I wanderedJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Para andar con JesúsJohn Sammis (Author)2
Pardon in Jesus, my brotherJ. H. Sammis (Author)5
Plead with the God of loveJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Saved by grace alone, God's own Word believingJ. H. Sammis (Author)13
Savior, but for love like ThineJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Sieh im heil'gen BibelbuchJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Soldiers of the Living GodJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
The life I lived was low and meanJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
There are friends beloved in gloryJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
There is only one way to get right with GodJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Thou blessed Lord JesusJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
To thee, who from the narrow roadJ. H. Sammis (Author)12
Today, today the Father waitsJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
Trust and obey, for there's no other wayJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Was braucht mein Herz voll Sorge sein?J. H. Sammis (Author)2
Wayward feet are homeward turningJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
We all like sheep have gone astray, We've turned us eachJ. H. Sammis (Author)6
We are one with the Son, reckoned holy as HeJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
We know not yet what we shall be, Though now the sons of GodJohn H. Sammis (Author)3
Wenn wir wandelin mit GottJohn H. Sammis (Author)1
Wer dem Heiland still lauschtJ. H. Sammis (Author)1
What a change that will beJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
What were we when mercy found usJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
When the night comes on and the work is doneJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
When we walk with the LordJohn H. Sammis (Author)369
Why should I charge my soul with careJ. H. Sammis (Author)38
Ye sons of men to you we bringJ. H. Sammis (Author)3



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