[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Published in 181 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

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 - 14 of 14)

Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #426

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545

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Hymns of Faith #327

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #305

Rejoice Hymns #493

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #622

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #385

Audio

Small Church Music #464

Text

Songs of Zion #22

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

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #129

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7461

The New National Baptist Hymnal #144

TextAudio

Timeless Truths #489

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