On Heaven's Avenue

I know the truth it is food for the soul

Author: J. B. Coats
Tune: [I know the Truth, it is food for the soul]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: J. B. Coats

J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I know the truth it is food for the soul
Title: On Heaven's Avenue
Author: J. B. Coats
Language: English
Refrain First Line: On heaven's avenue, beyond the starry blue
Publication Date: 1953
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1953.



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Gospel Banner #d40

Harvest Songs #d43

Heaven's Banner #137

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