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In God's own time

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 >

Text Information

First Line: If over thy way dark clouds are cast
Title: In God's own time
Author: Johnson Oatman, Jr.
Refrain First Line: Then do not fear, though dark the night

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bright Melodies: for the Sunday school and young people's societies embracing praise hymns, work songs, invitation songs, primary songs, etc., etc. #112Page Scan
Our Hymns: compiled for use in the services of the Baptist Temple #37Page Scan
Praise and Rejoicing #72Page Scan
Songs for Work and Worship #d100
Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #77Page Scan
The New Living Hymns No. 2 #d151
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