Dying is bliss

Life is a dreaming, death an awaking

Author: Sidney Dyer
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Sidney Dyer

Dyer, Sidney, who served in the U. S. Army from 1831 to c. 1840, is a native of White Creek, Washington County, New York, where he was born in 1814. On leaving the army he was ordained a Baptist Minister in 1842, and acted first as a Missionary to the Choctaws, then as Pastor in Indianapolis, Indiana (1852), and as Secretary to the Baptist Publication Society, Phila. (1859). He has published sundry works, and in the Southwestern Psalmist, 1851, 16 of his hymns are found. The following are later and undated:— 1. Go, preach the blest salvation. Missions. In the Baptist Praise Book, 1871, and The Baptist Hymn & Tune Book, 1871. 2. Great Framer [Maker] of unnumbered worlds. National Humiliation. In the Boston Unitarian Hymn [an… Go to person page >

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First Line: Life is a dreaming, death an awaking
Title: Dying is bliss
Author: Sidney Dyer
Refrain First Line: Home, heaven, and Jesus when I can see

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Sabbath School Bell No. 2 #174

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