Do You Wonder Why?

Do you wonder why I love Him And would make His glories known?

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Do you wonder why I love Him]
Published in 2 hymnals

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 >

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First Line: Do you wonder why I love Him And would make His glories known?
Title: Do You Wonder Why?
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: Not a moment would you wonder
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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