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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.


Texts by William T. Sleeper (37)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A little talk with Jesus, No matter when or whereWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English2
A ruler once came to Jesus by nightWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English183
A young man stands at the parting of the waysWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English2
All from Jesus, all from Jesus, All the hope of sins forgivenWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English6
At the feet of Jesus, Place of pardon sweetRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)English4
Behold the Lamb of God, He comes to saveRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)English4
Come hither ye that laborWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English2
Das Erntefeld ist groß und weitWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)German1
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 (Est. 1-3)Spanish4
Ein Meister aus Juda kam nachtens zum HerrnWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)German1
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 desertWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English2
In the midst of Eden's bowersWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
Jesus is the promised KingRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)English2
Maysa a pañgulo ken Jesus immayWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Tagalog2
Mkuu alimjia Yesu usikuWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Swahili1
من عبوديتي وكربيWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Arabic1
O for the mind of JesusRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)English2
ഒരു ശാസ്ത്രി പണ്ടീശങ്കല്‍ വന്നു (Oru śāstri paṇṭīśaṅkal vannu)William T. Sleeper (Author)Malayalam2
Out of my bondage, sorrow and nightWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English248
Soul, arise and give Christ roomWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English2
Tal como soy, esclavo del malWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish2
The gracious touch of JesusRev. W. T. Sleeper (Author)English2
The spotless Lamb is chosen and slainWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)2
The waiting field is large and whiteWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English5
Triste e sombrio foi meu viver, longe de tiWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Portuguese2
脫離捆綁、憂愁與黑影 (Tuōlí kǔnbǎng, yōuchóu yǔ hēi yǐng)William T. Sleeper (Author)Chinese2
Un hombre de noche llegó a JesúsW. T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish5
Un hombre llegóse de noche a JesúsWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)Spanish4
Un príncipe vino de noche a JesúsW. T. Sleeper (Translator)Spanish2
When thou wouldst seek thy GodWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English2
When thy breast Heavily, with care is pressedWilliam T. Sleeper (Author)English2

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