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The prodigal

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: Far from the dear old homestead
Title: The prodigal
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Father, take me back
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Billows of Praise #d44

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Calvary Hymns #287

Diamonds #d48

Glory Gleams #d46

Gospel Rays #d48

Helpful Hymns #d44

Redemption Hymns #d44

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Songs of the Cross #287

Soul Echoes #d49

Soul Melodies #d43

Tested Songs #d45

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