Jesus of Calvary

Fairer than all the world

Author: William C. Martin
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: William C. Martin

Rv William Clark Martin USA 1864-1914. Born at Hightstown, NJ, he graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, PA. He became minister of the Grace Baptist Church, Camden, NJ,(1891-1894); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, CT (1894-1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Seymour, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, IN (1904-1909); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, MA (1909-1912); and First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, FL (1912-1914). In 1891 he married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox, and they had at least three children (no names found). He penned many hymn lyrics. He died of heart failure at his farm in Rialto, FL.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Fairer than all the world
Title: Jesus of Calvary
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Jesus, the man of Calvary
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Billows of Praise #d42

Diamonds #d47

Gospel Rays #d46

Harvest of Light #d44

Helpful Hymns #d43

Messenger of Song #d35

Redemption Hymns #d43

Soul Echoes #d48

Soul Melodies #d42

Tested Songs #d44

Triumphant Joy #d47

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