Oh, how blest is the man unto whom He hath said

Oh, how blest is the man unto whom He hath said

Author: John H. Sammis
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John H. Sammis

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Oh, how blest is the man unto whom He hath said
Author: John H. Sammis
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Hymns New and Old, No. 2: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #99

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