Vor faste Klippe

Author: Ira D. Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

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First Line: Vor faste klippe Herren er
Title: Vor faste Klippe
Author: Ira D. Sankey
Language: Norwegian
Refrain First Line: Ja, Jesus er vor klipper her i fremmed land
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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