He died because he loved us so

I stand before the cross of Christ and wonder

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Published in 5 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: I stand before the cross of Christ and wonder
Title: He died because he loved us so
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: He came because he loved us so



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Complete Christian Hymnal #d84

Everlasting Praises No. 4 #d54

Songs of the Blessed Hope #d81

The Blessed Way #d54

The Hymnal, a Collection of Gospel Songs and Hymns #d114

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