Look to Jesus weary one, Look and live, look and live

Look to Jesus weary one, Look and live, look and live

Author: P. P. Bliss
Tune: [Look to Jesus, weary one]
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: P. 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: Look to Jesus weary one, Look and live, look and live
Author: P. P. Bliss
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Look! the Lord is lifted high
Copyright: Public Domain

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Sacred Songs & Solos: Nos 1. and 2. Combined #139

Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #139

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