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[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Published in 176 hymnals

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Composer: P. 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 34431 12233 44312
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #129
Text: Almost Persuaded
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7461
Text: Why Unbelieving?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #426
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545ScoreAudio
Hymns of Faith #327TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #305
Rejoice Hymns #493
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #622
Sing Joyfully #385TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #464Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #275
The Cyber Hymnal #129TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #7461TextScoreAudio
The New National Baptist Hymnal #144
Timeless Truths #489TextAudio
Include 163 pre-1979 instances
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