For Love of Christ

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: For love of Christ and in his name
Title: For Love of Christ
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: O precious name, O wondrous love

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Living Praise No. 2 #d38
Living Praise No. 2 #d39
Loyal Praise: a collection of new and popular hymns for Sunday schools, young people's societies, etc. #71Page Scan



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