Blick' auf und lebe!

Author: Carl Roehl

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Author: J. H. Sammis

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Gnadengrund, mein bestes Teil
Title: Blick' auf und lebe!
English Title: Look and Live
Author: Carl Roehl
Author: J. H. Sammis
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Blick' empor, blick' empor!
Publication Date: 1914
Copyright: Public Domain

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