He Went Farther than the Cross

For me the Son of Man came down to die upon the tree

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [For me the Son of Man came down to die upon the tree]
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 >

Text Information

First Line: For me the Son of Man came down to die upon the tree
Title: He Went Farther than the Cross
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: He went a little farther than the cross

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Instances

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Song Praises: for Sunday schools, Epworth League meetings,Christian Endeavor and young people's societies, evangelistic services, prayer meetings, and for family and private devotions #194Page Scan
The Revival No. 6 #95Page Scan



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