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James Nicholson

Short Name: James Nicholson
Full Name: Nicholson, James, 1828-1876
Birth Year: 1828
Death Year: 1896

James L Nicholson United Kingdom/USA 1828-1876. Born in Ireland, he emigrated to the United States around age 25. He lived in Philadelphia, PA, worked as a postal clerk, and was a member of the Wharton Street Methodist Episcopal Church there for about 20 years, where he taught Sunday school, led singing in church, and assisted in evangelical work. This was also hymn writer, William J Kirkpatrick’s, church. Around 1871 he moved to Washington, DC, and worked as a postal clerk there. In addition to his hymn writing, he also wrote several books, one on birds and their care, one on forensic medicine. He died in Washington, DC, but was buried in Philadelphia, PA.

John Perry
Nicholson, James, an American Methodist minister, is the author of (1) "Dear [Lord] Jesus I long to be perfectly whole" (Holiness desired); and (2) "There's a beautiful land on high " (Heaven), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Texts by James Nicholson (75)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
لا نجس له دخولJames Nicholson (Author)Arabic1
يسوع إليك يحن الحشاJames Nicholson (Author)Arabic1
A brand from the burningJames L. Nicholson (Author)2
A home in heaven, when life shall endJ. Nicholson (Author)2
A soft sweet voice from Eden stealingJas. Nicholson (Author)4
Ack Jesus, jag längtar att helt bliva dinJ. Nicholson (Author)Swedish5
Ak, Jesus, jeg længes at helt være dinJames L. Nicholson (Author)Norwegian2
All honor and majestyJames L. Nicholson (Author)2
All praise and all majesty, honor and blessingJames L. Nicholson (Author)5
Anhelo ser limpio y completo, JesúsJames Nicholson (Author)Spanish2
As by kind teachers we are ledJames Nicholson (Author)3
Be not faithless, but believingJames Nicholson (Author)4
Behold all around, what wonderful sight!Jas. Nicholson (Author)2
Believer in Jesus, wherever you areJames Nicholson (Author)4
Come, follow me, the Savior saidJames Nicholson (Author)English6
Come, my Savior and my KingJames L. Nicholson (Author)2
Do something for Jesus today, Remember what he did for youJ. Nicholson (Author)English7
Down yonder by the cool green meadowJames Nicholson (Author)2
Going up to the joys everlastingJas. Nicholson (Author)2
Hark! a voice from Eden stealingJames Nicholson (Author)1
Here is my joy as I journey belowJames Nicholson (Author)2
Herr Jesu, mein Heiland, erhöre mein Fleh'nJames Nicholson (Author)German1
Herr Jesus, ich wäre so gerne ganz heilJames Nicholson (Author)German3
How happy we all appear todayJames Nicholson (Author)2
How sweetly my soul rest on JesusJames Nicholson (Author)2
I praise the Lord that one like meJames Nicholson (Author)20
I'm nothing but a sinner, LordJas. Nicholson (Author)2
In dem Himmel ist's wunderschönJames L. Nicholson (Author)German1
In God I have found a retreat Where I can securely abide (Nicholson)James Nicholson (Author)English37
In God I have found a retreat Where I can securely reside (Adams)James Nicholson (Author)English2
In gospel armor now I standJames Nicholson (Author)4
In Gott fand ich Zuflucht und Ruh'James L. Nicholson (Author)German1
In Jesus I have found sweet restJames Nicholson (Author)English6
In the world ye shall have tribulationJames Nicholson (Author)2
Jesús es mi luz, jamás temeréJames Nicholson (Author)Spanish2
Jesus liebt mich allezeitJames L. Nicholson (Author)German1
Jesus, my precious SaviorJames Nicholson (Author)3
Jesus saves me every dayJas. Nicholson (Author)English15
Jesus thou art sweet and mildJames L. Nicholson (Author)2
Looking unto Jesus for sustaining graceJames Nicholson (Author)5
Dear Jesus, I long to be perfectly wholeJames Nicholson (c. 1828-1876) (Author)English585
Lord Jesus, my heart has been hard and uncleanJames L. Nicholson (Author)English1
Lord, what wilt thou have me doJames Nicholson (Author)2
Mein Jesus, ich sehn mich dein voellig zu meinJames L. Nicholson (Author)2
Mein Jesus, noch bin ich nicht fleckenlos reinJames Nicholson (Author)German1
My many sins I now can seeJames L. Nicholson (Author)3
Navo'ėstanevėhahtsetanȯ havėsevevaJames Nicholson (Author)Cheyenne2
Nichts, was unrein, kann dort eingeh'nJames L. Nicholson (Author)German1
Nothing unclean can enter inJames Nicholson (Author)8
O jag vet om ett ljufligt landJames Nicholson (Author)2
O Jesus, ich wär' so gern heilig und reinJames L. Nicholson (Author)German8
O Jesus, helbred mig, at jeg bliver velJames L. Nicholson (Author)2
Oft I hear hope sweetly singing, Softly in an undertoneJames Nicholson (Author)English9
Our country for Jesus, we claimJames L. Nicholson (Author)3
Our Father, we come on this Children's DayJames Nicholson (Author)3
Our Jesus says that he will comeJames Nicholson (Author)7
Salvation full and freeJames Nicholson (Author)2
Se hint herlige, skjoenne LandJames Nicholson (Author)2
The blood of atonement, which Jesus hath shedJames L. Nicholson (Author)2
The blood of Jesus ChristJames L. Nicholson (Author)3
The harvest is passedJames Nicholson (Author)2
The Lord is my Light, then why should I fear?James Nicholson (Author)English37
There's a beautiful land on highJames Nicholson (Author)English49
Though weak my faith, I'm holding onJames Nicholson (Author)6
We will meet beyond the riverJames Nicholson (Author)2
What shall I do, then, with Jesus (Nicholson)James Nicholson (Author)3
When first the precious Savior cameJames Nicholson (Author)2
When living in darknessJames Nicholson (Author)2
When sick of inbred sinJames Nicholson (Author)3
While of these emblems we partakeJames Nicholson (Author)English6
While sailing over life's stormy seaJames Nicholson (Author)2
While we with joyful hearts uniteJ. Nicholson (Author)English7
Whiter than snow, yes, whiter than snowJames L. Nicholson (Author)3
Yo quiero ser limpioJames Nicholson (Author)Spanish5
主耶穌,我真羡慕能得完全 (Zhǔ yēsū, wǒ zhēn xiànmù néng dé wánquán)James Nicholson (Author)Chinese2
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