John H. Sammis

Short Name: John H. Sammis
Full Name: Sammis, John H. (John Henry), 1846-1919
Birth Year: 1846
Death Year: 1919

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns.

Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)


Texts by John H. Sammis (81)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
إن تبعنا الحبيبJ. H. Sammis (Author)Arabic2
“A little while,”—be brave, be strongJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Aia hele kakou, Me ka Haku, IesuRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)Hawaiian3
Al andar con Jesús en su fúlgida luzJohn H. Sammis (Author)Spanish3
Awanto ti ulepJohn H. Sammis (Author)Tagalog2
Be strong, my soul, to will and doJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Be up, my soul, and doingJ. H. Sammis (Author)English6
Boatman, my spirit is yearningJohn Henry Sammis (Author)English2
By grace redeemed through Thy blood, O LordRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)English4
By thine eye, O God, all seekingJ. H. Sammis (Author)5
Când umblăm cu DomnulJohn H. Sammis (Author)Romanian2
Com Jesus vou andar, Sua Palavra guardarJohn H. Sammis (Author)Portuguese2
Come, Holy Spirit, and anewJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
Come, thou apart and rest awhileJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Cuando andamos con DiosJohn H. Sammis (Author)Spanish2
Cuando andemos con Dios escuchando su vozJ. H. Sammis (Author)Spanish5
當我與主同行 (Dāng wǒ yǔ zhǔ tóngxíng)John H. Sammis (Author)Chinese2
Em Jesus confiar, suas leis observarJohn Henry Sammis (Author)Portuguese2
Father, heavenly Father, unto thee we cryRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)3
Father in Thy love draw near usRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)2
Father, my feeble faith takes holdJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Friend saloonist, I'm a-thinkin'John Henry Sammis (Author)2
Gnadengrund, mein bestes TeilJ. H. Sammis (Author)German3
Go tell it to Jesus, go tell him thy woeJohn Henry Sammis (Author)English3
Great things the Lord has done for meJohn Henry Sammis (Author)4
Ha az Úrral járunkJohn H. Sammis (Author)Hungarian2
Have you heard of the wonderful storyJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
I am going home in the good old wayJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
I have found the living fountainRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)English2
I have toiled for gold in the heat and coldJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Ist der Herr unser HortJohn H. Sammis (Author)German2
It is written in the Book, Hallelujah!John H. Sammis (Author)6
It’s all of Grace; though marred by sinJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Let Jesus have his wayJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
Let us live while we live, for the good we can doJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Lord, hear our prayer (Sammis)J. H. Sammis (Author)2
Mahvesevotsė JesusJohn H. Sammis (Author)Cheyenne2
My boy, the wide world is before youJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
My weary soul for rest and shelterJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
Naar vi vandrer med GudJ. H. Sammis (Author)Norwegian2
Now to the Lord our God upraiseJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
O du, der auf dem breiten WegJohn Henry Sammis (Author)German1
O soul on worldly pleasures bentRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)3
O wonderful, wonderful graceJ. H. Sammis (Author)English4
Of all the woes recorded by seer or prophet dreadJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Oh, how blest is the man unto whom He hath saidJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
O where will you be when eternity dawnsRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)English3
On Calvary my Savior diedJ. H. Sammis (Author)English8
Once afar from home I wanderedJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
Para andar con JesúsJohn H. Sammis (Author)Spanish4
Pardon in Jesus, my brotherJ. H. Sammis (Author)English5
Plead with the God of loveJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Saved by grace alone, God's own Word believingJ. H. Sammis (Author)English15
Savior, but for love like ThineJohn H. Sammis (Author)English2
Sieh im heil'gen BibelbuchJ. H. Sammis (Author)German2
Soldiers of the Living GodJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
The life I lived was low and meanJ. H. Sammis (Author)English3
There are friends beloved in gloryJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
There is only one way to get right with GodJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
Thou blessed Lord Jesus, my treasure divineJ. H. Sammis (Author)3
To thee, who from the narrow roadJ. H. Sammis (Author)English15
Today, today the Father waitsRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)2
Trust and obey, for there's no other wayJohn Henry Sammis (Author)3
വേദ വെളിച്ചത്തില്‍, നാഥന്‍ പാതെ പോകില്‍ (Vēda veḷiccattil, nāthan pāte pēākil)John H. Sammis (Author)Malayalam2
Was braucht mein Herz voll Sorge sein?J. H. Sammis (Author)German3
Wayward feet are homeward turningJohn H. Sammis (Author)2
We all like sheep have gone astray, We've turned us each to his own wayJ. H. Sammis (Author)English6
We are one with the Son, reckoned holy as HeJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
We know not yet what we shall be, Though now the sons of GodJohn H. Sammis (Author)3
Wenn auf Jesum wir schau'nJohn H. Sammis (Author)German1
Wenn wir wandeln in HerrnJohn H. Sammis (Author)German1
Wenn wir wandeln mit GottJohn H. Sammis (Author)German1
Wer dem Heiland gehörtRev. J. H. Sammis (Author)German2
Wer dem Heiland still lauschtJ. H. Sammis (Author)1
What a change that will beJ. H. Sammis (Author)2
What were we when mercy found usJ. H. Sammis (Author)4
When the night comes on and the work is doneJ. H. Simmis (Author)English6
When we walk with the LordJohn Henry Sammis, 1846-1919 (Author)English413
Why should I charge my soul with careJ. H. Sammis (Author)English38
Wie hirtenlos, in Sturmesweh'nJohn Henry Sammis (Author)German1
Ye sons of men to you we bringJohn Henry Sammis (Author)English3
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