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Author: D. S. Warner
Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism.
Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >
Display Title: Gone Home to RestFirst Line: Asleep in Jesus, oh, how sweetTune Title: [Asleep in Jesus, oh, how sweet]Author: Daniel S. WarnerMeter: 18.104.22.168 DScripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18Source: Faith Publishing House, Echoes from Heaven, 1976 (101); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (546); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Gone_Home_to_Rest)