We are sailing on the old ship of Zion

We are sailing on the old ship of Zion

Author: I. Baltzell
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: I. Baltzell

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: We are sailing on the old ship of Zion
Author: I. Baltzell
Refrain First Line: When the tempest passes over
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #54

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All hail: for the Sabbath-school #8

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Anthems from the Throne #127

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Golden Songs: for the Sabbath School, Sanctuary and Social Worship #68

Heavenly Carols #d115

Heavenly Recruit Praise Hymns #d103

Ogle's Praise Hymns and Revivalist #d67

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Selection of Hymns, for the use of the first M. E. Church, Cape May City #85

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Songs of Victory #133

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