God Sends Us Nothing

Author: Johnson Oatman, Jr.

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: How happy we'd be could we but understand
Title: God Sends Us Nothing
Author: Johnson Oatman, Jr.
Refrain First Line: No, nothing but blessings can come from above

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Heavenly Sunlight: containing gems of song for Sunday schools, young people's societies and devotional meetings #24Page Scan
Our Hymns: compiled for use in the services of the Baptist Temple #100Page Scan



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