[I gave My life for thee] (Bliss)

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

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1873)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.6
Incipit: 55535 61765 55535
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #606
Text: I Gave My Life for Thee
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #417
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10393
Text: How Can A Sinner Know?
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10538
Text: I Give My Life For Thee
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11521
Text: He Loved Me
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #233

Ambassador Hymnal #484

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #606

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #174

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Chalice Hymnal #345

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #417

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #405

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #124

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Hymns of Faith #417

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #436

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #110

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #353a

Rejoice Hymns #420

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #297

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #400

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Small Church Music #1390

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #7

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The Celebration Hymnal #675

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The Cyber Hymnal #10393

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The Cyber Hymnal #10538

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The Cyber Hymnal #11521

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #453

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The New National Baptist Hymnal #82

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #432

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ترانيم الإيمان #280

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نظم المرامير #89

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نظم المرامير #90

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نظم المرامير #93

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نظم المرامير #416

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #126

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