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)… Go to person page >
This song was written while Stebbins was helping Dr. George Pentecost in evangelistic meetings in Worcester, Massachusetts: During those meetings, one of the subjects preached upon was the "New Birth." While presenting the truth, enforcing it by referri…
Display Title: Ye Must Be Born AgainFirst Line: A Ruler once came to Jesus by nightTune Title: [A Ruler once came to Jesus by night]Author: William T. SleeperScripture: John 3:3Date: 1979Subject: Salvation |