William T. Sleeper

William T. Sleeper
Short Name: William T. Sleeper
Full Name: Sleeper, William T. (William True), 1819-1904
Birth Year: 1819
Death Year: 1904

Sleeper, W. T. is given in I. D. Sankey’s Sacred Songs & Solos, 1881, as the author of “A ruler once came to Jesus by night” (Need for the New Birth).

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


William T. Sleeper (1819-1904)]

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 9, 1819, Dan­bu­ry, New Hamp­shire.
Died: Sep­tem­ber 24, 1904, Well­es­ley, Mass­a­chu­setts.

Sleeper at­tend­ed Phill­ips-Ex­e­ter Acad­e­my, the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ver­mont, and the An­do­ver The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­a­ry. Af­ter or­din­a­tion, he con­duct­ed home min­is­try work in Mass­a­chu­setts and Maine. He lat­er be­came pas­tor of the Sum­mer Street Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Wor­ces­ter, Mass­a­chu­setts, where he served over 30 years. His works include:
The Re­ject­ed King, and Hymns of Je­sus, 1883.

-- www.hymntime.com

Texts by William T. Sleeper (33)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
من عبوديتي وكربيWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Arabic1
脫離捆綁、憂愁與黑影 (Tuōlí kǔnbǎng, yōuchóu yǔ hēi yǐng)William T. Sleeper (Author)Chinese2
A little talk with Jesus, No matter when or whereWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
A ruler once came to Jesus by night W. T. Sleeper (Author)English174
All from Jesus, all from Jesus, all the hopeWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)6
At the feet of Jesus, Place of pardon sweetRev. W. T. S. (Author)3
Behold the Lamb of God, He comes to saveRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)3
Come hither ye that laborWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
De escalvitud, de noche y pesarWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish2
De mi tristeza y esclavitudWilliam True Sleeper (1819-19040) (Author)Spanish5
De servidumbre, noche y dolorW. T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish3
Ein Oberster kam einst zu Jesus bei NachtWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)German3
En man kom till Jesus vid midnattens tidWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
En Oeverste kom til vor Frelser ved NatWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
En øverste kom frem til Jesus en natW. T. Sleeper (Author)Norwegian2
Ho ye pilgrims in life's desertRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)2
In the midst of Eden's bowersWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
Jesus is the promised KingRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)2
Maysa a pañgulo ken Jesus immayWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Tagalog2
O for the mind of JesusWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
ഒരു ശാസ്ത്രി പണ്ടീശങ്കല്‍ വന്നു (Oru śāstri paṇṭīśaṅkal vannu)William T. Sleeper (Author)Malayalam2
Out of my bondage, sorrow and nightWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English224
Soul, arise and give Christ roomWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)4
Tal como soy, esclavo del malWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish2
The gracious touch of JesusRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)2
The spotless Lamb is chosen and slainWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
The waiting field is large and whiteWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)4
Triste e sombrio foi meu viver, longe de tiWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Portuguese2
Un hombre de noche llegó a JesúsWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish5
Un hombre llegóse de noche a JesúsWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish3
Un príncipe vino de noche a JesúsWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish2
When thou wouldst seekWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
When thy breast heavilyRev. W. F. Sleeper (Author)2

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