Servoss, M. E. Hymns by this writer are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1881. (1) “Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice" (Joy in the Redeemer); and (2) "When the storms of life are raging" (Refuge in God). Another, "'Tis Jesus when the burdened heart" (Jesus, the Sinner's Friend), is in the Sunday School Union Voice of Praise, 1887. Miss Servoss was born at Schenectady, near New York.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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Display Title: Gates of PraiseFirst Line: Lift up the Gates of PraiseTune Title: [Lift up the Gates of Praise]Author: Mary Elizabeth ServossSource: Gates of Praise, by Isaiah Baltzell & Edmund S. Lorenz (Dayton, Ohio: United Brethren Publishing House, 1884), page 7