If you would be a blessing as you're passing down life's way

If you would be a blessing as you're passing down life's way

Author: Johnson Oatman
Published in 8 hymnals

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 >

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First Line: If you would be a blessing as you're passing down life's way
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Sing along, O sing along

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Celestial Chimes #d35

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d83

Helpful Hymns #d97

Praises #d41

Redemption Hymns #d98

Soul Melodies #d94

Tested Songs #d101

The Silver Star #d56

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