Joseph A. Seiss

Joseph A. Seiss
Joseph Seiss
Short Name: Joseph A. Seiss
Full Name: Seiss, Joseph A. (Joseph Augustus) 1823-1904
Birth Year: 1823
Death Year: 1904

Joseph A. Seiss was born and raised in a Moravian home with the original family name of Seuss. After studying at Pennsylvania College in Gettysburg and completing his theological education with tutors and through private study, Seiss became a Lutheran pastor in 1842. He served several Lutheran congregations in Virginia and Maryland and then became pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church (1858-1874) and the Church of the Holy Communion (1874-1904), both in Philadelphia. Known as an eloquent and popular preacher, Seiss was also a prolific author and editor of some eighty volumes, which include The Last Times (1856), The Evangelical Psalmist (1859), Ecclesia Lutherana (1868), Lectures on the Gospels (1868-1872), and Lectures on the Epistles (1885). He contributed to and compiled several hymnals.

Bert Polman


Texts by Joseph A. Seiss (33)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
باهر السناء سيد الوجودJoseph A. Seiss (Author)Arabic1
A meek and patient Lamb goes forthJoseph A. Seiss (Translator)2
Abide with us, our Savior, Nor let Thy mercy ceaseJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)English3
Abide with us, our Savior, Uphold us with Thy graceJoseph A. Seiss (Translator)2
All glory be to God on high, Who hath our race befriendedJoseph A. Seiss (Alterer)1
All praise and blessing to our GodJoseph A. Seiss (Translator)2
All praise, Lord Jesus Christ, to theeJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)1
Almighty God, I cry to theeJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)3
Beautiful Savior, King of CreationJ. A. Seiss (Translator)English114
Bendito CristoJoseph August Seiss, 1823-1904 (Translator (English))Spanish2
Blest is the home where Jesus isJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)3
Cristo divino, Hijo unigénitoJoseph August Seiss, 1823-1904 (Translator (English))Spanish1
Fairest Lord Jesus, Ruler of all natureJoseph A. Seiss (Translator (st. 4))English39
Fairest Lord Jesus, Lord of all creationJoseph A. Seiss (Author)English3
From paradise a state has comeJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)2
¡Hermoso Salvador!Joseph August Seiss (Translator (English))Spanish2
I a sinner now draw nearJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)2
I am baptized into Thy name, God, Father, Son, and Holy GhostJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)2
Jesús excelsoJoseph August Seiss, 1823-1904 (Translator (English))Spanish2
Jesus, Life by which I liveJoseph A. Seiss (Translator)2
Jesus, Master, Son of GodJoseph A. Seiss (Author)10
Jesus sinners doth receive, Word of consolation thisJoseph Seiss (Translator)English3
Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloomJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)English8
Lord God we all to Thee give praiseJoseph Augustus Seiss (Translator (sts. 11-13, 15))English2
Lord of all worlds, whom angels fearJoseph A. Seiss (Alterer)1
O God of majesty and mightJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)3
O Son of God, we wait for Thee, We long for Thine appearingJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)English12
Our thanks and praise to thee be givenJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)5
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, The sun of morning wakes the slumberingJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)3
Señor Jesús, tu apariciónJoseph A. Seiss (Tr. ingl.)Spanish2
Thine is the power and glory, LordJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)3
Thou, mighty God, wast pleased to give the WordJoseph Augustus Seiss (Author)3
Winter reigns o'er many a regionJoseph Augustus Seiss (Translator)English4

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