[The whole world was lost in the darkness of sin] (Bliss)

[The whole world was lost in the darkness of sin] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1875)
Published in 72 hymnals


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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 (1875)
Meter: 11.8.11.8 with refrain
Incipit: 51233 21212 33555
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #993
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4109
Text: The Light of the World Is Jesus
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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50 Uncommon Songs: for partakers of the common salvation #35

Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #547

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #993

Himnos de la Iglesia #196

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Hymns of Faith #193

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Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #287

Rejoice Hymns #267

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Sing Joyfully #373

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Small Church Music #1633

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #262

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The Cyber Hymnal #4109

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #476

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نظم المرامير #340

Text

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #179

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