We are marching to Canaan (Bliss)

We are marching to Canaan (Bliss)

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Philip 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 >

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First Line: We are marching to Canaan (Bliss)
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Who is there among us
Publication Date: 1883
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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