Echoes from the Glory Shore

In my heart the bells are ringing, I rejoice the whole day long

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [In my heart the bells are ringing] (Harris)
Published in 2 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 >

Text Information

First Line: In my heart the bells are ringing, I rejoice the whole day long
Title: Echoes from the Glory Shore
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Praise the Lord, I hear the joy bells ringing
Publication Date: 1922
Copyright: Public Domain



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Church Hymnal #210

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Hallelujahs #50

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