Follow me

Hear the blessed Savior say, Follow me

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Published in 4 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Hear the blessed Savior say, Follow me
Title: Follow me
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Follow, follow, follow me, Blessed Savior



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

The Amaranth #d58

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The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #164

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #T164

The Prize #d50

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