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The Old Rugged Cross

In the road to the glory Is the old rugged cross

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [In the road to the glory is the old rugged cross]
Published in 6 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: In the road to the glory Is the old rugged cross
Title: The Old Rugged Cross
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O the old rugged cross where atonement was made
Publication Date: 1920
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Christian Hymnal #d221

From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d78

Marching to Zion #77

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Melodies of Zion #11

Songs of the Blessed Hope #d102

Waves of Salvation, Nos. 1 and 2 Combined #d64

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