Das Licht dieser Welt ist Jesus

Author: 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 >

Translator: Wm. Appel

(no biographical information available about Wm. Appel.) Go to person page >

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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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