[I gave My life for thee] (Bliss)

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 (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
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (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: for Lutheran worship #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

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: songs and hymns for worship #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

The New National Baptist Hymnal #82

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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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