Walking the sea

There's a light on the dark and surging deep

Author: John P. Ellis
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: John P. Ellis

John P Ellis USA 1820-1896. A life-long resident of Flushing, Queens, NY, he was active in his community as a civic leader and speaker, militia captain (police justice officer and member of the Union Riflemen in 1839). In 1848 the newspaper “Family Companion” relates a presentation to him of a fine sword and epaulettes given him by fellow unit members. He was an inventor, having held two patents for window sash locks and a waterproof safe. He was also a poet and hymnist. His poetry was first published in the early 1840s and hymns in 1850. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a light on the dark and surging deep
Title: Walking the sea
Author: John P. Ellis
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Bright Jewels for the Sunday School #127

Children's Hosannas #d118

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Jasper and Gold #17

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Light and Life #20

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New Life #61

New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d65

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #18

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