[Eternity dawns on my vision today]

[Eternity dawns on my vision today]

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 3 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: [Eternity dawns on my vision today]
Composer: P. P. Bliss
Incipit: 55671 11134 55556
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Sing and Pray!

Eternity dawns on my vision today,
Gather round me my loved ones to sing and to pray;
The shadows are past, and the veil is withdrawn,
Brightly now does the morn of eternity dawn.

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The Cyber Hymnal #6122
Text: Sing and Pray!
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The Cyber Hymnal #6122

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