Late 19th Century

Prob­ab­ly around 1860. In the book about his 1894 voy­age to Bri­tain, he calls him­self a lad of more than thir­ty sum­mers.


Butler was liv­ing in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, in 1894.

His works in­clude:

  1. Beacon Light, The
  2. Bethany
  3. Bible, ’Tis the World’s Great Light, The
  4. Christ Has Come to Live with Me
  5. Christ Res­cued Me
  6. Christ Speaks of One
  7. Christ, the Fair­est of the Fair
  8. Cleansing Blood, The
  9. Come to the Res­cue
  10. Faith in Christ, the Bleed­ing Lamb
  11. Gate of Mer­cy Open Stands, The
  12. Hallelujah, Now I’m Free
  13. Hark! from the World’s Great Har­vest Field
  14. Here, Be­neath This Sha­dowy Bow­er
  15. Home at Last with Christ, My Sav­ior
  16. Home, Pre­cious Home
  17. I Do Not Know Why Tri­als Se­vere
  18. I Once Was Far Away from the Sav­ior
  19. I Sat With­in a Home One Day
  20. I Will Sing
  21. I’m Sink­ing in the Sea of Sin
  22. In That Ci­ty
  23. It Broke Up My Heart of Stone
  24. It Is Good to Be Here
  25. Jesus Brought Me Back
  26. Jesus Heals Brok­en Hearts
  27. Jesus Makes My Hea­ven Here
  28. Jesus Shall Wipe All Tears Away
  29. Joyful Tid­ings
  30. Living Wa­ters
  31. My Mo­ther’s Face
  32. No Oth­er Name
  33. No Sor­row in That City
  34. O List­en, Poor Sin­ner
  35. Old Jor­dan’s Waves I Do Not Fear
  36. Only Re­fuge, The
  37. Our Lord Is Ris­en
  38. Picture Bright in Tints of Gold, A
  39. Precious Words of Je­sus
  40. Promised Home, The
  41. Say, Who’s Your Pi­lot?
  42. Sinner, Come to Je­sus
  43. Sinner, Haste to Je­sus
  44. Sinner Like Me, A
  45. Sinner, What Then?
  46. Some Glad Day
  47. Song in the Old Church
  48. Soon I Shall Know
  49. Tell It to Ev­ery Sin­ner
  50. Though Old Hearth Stone
  51. To This Dark World Long Years Ago
  52. To Yon­der Bliss­ful Home I’m Bound
  53. True Vine, The
  54. We’ll Meet to Part No More
  55. Where Je­sus Is, ’Tis Hea­ven
  56. Where Je­sus Is, There Is No Night
  57. While Out on Life’s Dark, Stormy Sea