Das Licht dieser Welt ist Jesus

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Translator: Wm. Appel

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First Line: Einst lagen die Menschen in Dunkel gehüllt
Title: Das Licht dieser Welt ist Jesus
English Title: The Light of the World is Jesus
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Translator: Wm. Appel
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Komm zu dem Licht, es scheinet für dich
Copyright: Public Domain

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #35

Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d32

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d17

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d18

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