[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Published in 225 hymnals


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Composer: P. P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 34431 12233 44312
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

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

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

Ambassador Hymnal #426

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #558

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Hymns of Faith #327

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Melodies of Salvation #223

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #305

Rejoice Hymns #493

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #622

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Sing Joyfully #385

Audio

Small Church Music #464

Text

Songs of Zion #22

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #275

Spiritual Life Songs #112

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #129

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7461

The New National Baptist Hymnal #144

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #185

TextAudio

Timeless Truths #489

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