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Bleibend ist deine Treu, o Gott mein Vater

Translator: Wolfgang Zorn

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Author: Thomas O. Chisholm, 1866-1960

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent five years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Bleibend ist deine Treu, o Gott mein Vater
English Title: Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Translator: Wolfgang Zorn
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm, 1866-1960
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Bleibend ist deine Treu , bleibend ist deine Treu
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

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FAITHFULNESS (Runyan)

William Marion Runyan (b. Marion, NY, 1870; d. Pittsburg, KS, 1957) composed FAITHFULNESS for Chisholm's text in Baldwin, Kansas, in 1923. Twenty years later Runyan wrote: Mr. Chisholm and I were devoted co-workers, and I wrote harmonies to some 20 or 25 of his poems. This particular poem held such…

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