Leuchtend strahlt des Vaters Gnade

Translator: Anna von Weling, 1837-1900

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Translator: Georg von Viebahn, 1888-1915

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Author: Philipp Bliss, 1838-1876

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 >

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First Line: Leuchtend strahlt des Vaters Gnade
English Title: Let the Lower Lights Be Burning (Brightly beams our Father's mercy)
Translator: Anna von Weling, 1837-1900
Translator: Georg von Viebahn, 1888-1915
Author: Philipp Bliss, 1838-1876
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Laßt die Küstenfeuer brennen
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

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