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That Means Me

I read that whosoever may from wrath flee

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [I read that whosoever]
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I read that whosoever
May from wrath flee;
God will reject me never,
For that means me.

For that means me,
Yes that means me;
When I read whosoever,
Then that means me.

2 His blood is efficacious,
His love is free;
To sinners He is gracious,
And that means me. [Refrain]

3 Christ died for every nation
On Calvary’s tree;
He died for our salvation,
And that means me. [Refrain]

4 I read the promise given,
That o’er death’s sea
We’ll live with Him in Heaven,
And that means me. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11606

Author: Johnson Oatman

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 >

Text Information

First Line: I read that whosoever may from wrath flee
Title: That Means Me
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: For that means me
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11606
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The Cyber Hymnal #11606

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