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Ich bin so froh fuer den Trost, den Gott gibt

Ich bin so froh fuer den Trost, den Gott gibt

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Published in 5 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 >

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First Line: Ich bin so froh fuer den Trost, den Gott gibt
Author: Philip P. Bliss

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Andachtsklaenge #d65

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d123

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d47

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d49

Himmels-Harfe fuer Sonntag-Schulen, Jugendvereine und Evangelisations-Versammlungen #d60

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