Look to Jesus weary one, Look and live, look and live

Look to Jesus weary one, Look and live, look and live

Author: P. P. Bliss
Tune: [Look to Jesus, weary one]
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: 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. He had escaped from the car, but lost his life in trying to save his wife. His hymns are n… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Look to Jesus weary one, Look and live, look and live
Author: P. P. Bliss
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Look! the Lord is lifted high
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Choice Hymns of the Faith #d237
Gospel Songs: a choice collection of hymns and tune, new and old, for gospel meetings, prayer meetings, Sunday schools, etc. #28Page Scan
Precious Hymns #427Page Scan
Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #139
Songs of Salvation as Used by Crossley and Hunter in Evangelistic Meetings: and adapted for the church, grove, school, choir and home #67Page Scan
Sunshine for Sunday Schools #d52
The Prize #d77
Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #142Page Scan



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