Pierson, Arthur Tappan, D.D., was born in New York city, March 6, 1837, and educated at Hamilton College. He entered the Presbyterian ministry in 1830, and was pastor successively in Binghampton and in Waterford, New York, and Fort Street, Detroit; his last charge being the Bethany Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia. (Duffield's English Hymns, 1886, p. 576.) Dr. Pierson's hymns include:—
1. Once I was dead in sin. Praise for Salvation.
2. The Gospel of Thy grace. The Love of God in Christ.
3. To Thee, O God [Lord], we raise. Divine Beneficence.
4. With harps and with viols there stand a great throng. The New Song.
Of these hymns, No. 3 is in Hymns and Songs of Praise, N. Y., 1874, and the Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884;… Go to person page >
Display Title: With harps and violsFirst Line: With harps and with viols there stand a great throngTune Title: THE NEW SONGAuthor: Arthur Tappan Pierson, 1837-1911Meter: 11 12 with refrainDate: 1999Subject: Living the Christian Life | Heaven and Victory over Death
Display Title: With Harps and with ViolsFirst Line: With harps and with violsTune Title: HARPS AND VIOLSAuthor: Arthur T. Pierson, 1837-1911Meter: 22.214.171.124.ref.Scripture: Revelation 1:5-6; Revelation 14:3Date: 1990Subject: The Way of Salvation | The Resurrection and Everlasting Life; Heaven | Worship in ; Resurrection of Believers |