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: H. C. Thomson
Biographical information can be found here: Henry Clifton Thompson. The spelling of the last name used by OCLC is Thomson.
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Display Title: Jesús es la luz del mundoFirst Line: El mundo perdido en pecado se vioTune Title: LIGHT OF THE WORLDAuthor: H. C. Thompson; Philip P. BlissMeter: 11 8 11 8 / CoroScripture: Isaiah 60:1-3; Isaiah 60:18-22; John 1:1-14; John 9:1-7Date: 1992Subject: Apertura del Culto | ; Christ | His Names; Cristo | Sus Nombres; Opening of Worship |