[Precious promise God hath given] (Bliss)

[Precious promise God hath given] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 43 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: [Precious promise God hath given] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss
Incipit: 56711 12366 67
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #5621
Text: Precious Promise
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Small Church Music #5485
Text: 我用眼睛引導你 (Precious promise God hath given)
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

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Small Church Music #5485


The Cyber Hymnal #5621

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Worship and Service Hymnal #300

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نظم المرامير #343

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #318

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #338

Include 36 pre-1979 instances
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