Strive to enter at the gate

Strive to enter at the gate

Author: George P. Morris
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: George P. Morris

Morris, George, was born in Philadelphia, Oct. 10, 1802. In early life he removed to New York, where, in 1822, he became the editor of the New York Mirror magazine. On that magazine, together with The Home Journal, he was associated with N. P. Willis. His works include The Deserted Bride, and Other Poems, 1843; Poems, 1853; American Melodies; and some prose pieces. He is best known as a writer of songs, one of which, "Woodman, spare that tree," is very popular. His hymns, "Man dieth and wasteth away " (Victory over Death"; and "Searcher of hearts! from mine erase", Lent), are in a few American collections, as the Songs for the Sanctuary, 1865, and the Methodist Hymnal, 1878. Mr. Morris died in New York July 6, 1864. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M… Go to person page >

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First Line: Strive to enter at the gate
Author: George P. Morris
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Down at the Cross #d287

Gospel Light #d245

Happy Greetings to All #d228

Hymns of Victory, Parts 1 and 2 #d218

Our Church and Revival Songs #d93

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d296

The Singing Pilgrim #d163

Tidings of the Cross #d213

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