I Will Give You Rest

Come, weary soul, sin burdened and distressed

Author: Isaiah Baltzell
Tune: [Come, weary soul, sin burdened and distressed]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Isaiah Baltzell

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, weary soul, sin burdened and distressed
Title: I Will Give You Rest
Author: Isaiah Baltzell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come unto me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Page Scan

Quartette #322

Page Scan

Songs of Peace, Love and Joy #72

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us