Sleeper in Zion awake

Awake, thou that sleepest and Christ shall give thee light

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Awake thou that sleepest and Christ shall give thee light]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Awake, thou that sleepest and Christ shall give thee light
Title: Sleeper in Zion awake
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: Awake, O sleeping one, awake
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Gems for the Sunday Schools #d3

Joyful Lays, No.2 #d11

New Song Folio, No.l #d1

Onward and Upward #d9

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Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #43

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Songs for Service #152

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The Tabernacle Hymns #26

World Revival Hymns #d14

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