[Lord Jesus, come! Nor let us longer roam]

[Lord Jesus, come! Nor let us longer roam]

Composer: Philip Paul Bliss (1873)
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Composer: Philip Paul 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: Philip Paul Bliss (1873)
Incipit: 11232 22234 35665
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #3969
Text: Lord Jesus, Come!
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