My Only Plea

In tenderness he sought me while far away from God

Author: W. Stillman Martin
Tune: [In tenderness he sought me while far away from God]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: W. Stillman Martin

Born: March 8, 1862, Rowley, Massachusetts. Died: December 16, 1935, Atlanta, Georgia. Buried: Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia. Husband of hymnist Civilla Martin, Stillman attended Harvard University and was ordained a Baptist minister, though he later switched to the Disciples of Christ denomination. In 1916, he became a professor of Bible studies at Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, North Carolina. Three years later, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia. It was from there he went all over America to run Bible conferences and evangelistic meetings. Sources: Hustad, p. 282 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_ws.htm Go to person page >

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First Line: In tenderness he sought me while far away from God
Title: My Only Plea
Author: W. Stillman Martin
Refrain First Line: For his own sake he sought me
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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