Dare to Be a Daniel!

Representative Text

Dare to be a Moses!
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known!

Dare to be an Esther!
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known!

Dare to be a Daniel!*
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known!

* Additional Bible names:
Noah, Joseph, Rahab, Hannah,
David, Mary, Peter, Stephen

Author (st. 3): Philip P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Dare to be a Moses
Title: Dare to Be a Daniel!
Author (st. 3): Philip P. Bliss (1873)
Source: stanzas 1-2, traditional
Publication Date: 1995
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1995.

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