Just over the ocean is our home on high

Just over the ocean is our home on high

Author: Johnson Oatman
Published in 7 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: Just over the ocean is our home on high
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: We are almost home

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Heart Melodies: Selected Hymns for Use in Evangelistic . . . 2nd ed. #d44

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Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #24

Songs for the Soul Winner #d54

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 2 for use in meetings for christian worship or work #144

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 : For use in Meetings for Christian Worship of Work #144

The Epworth Hymnal No. 3 #d109

The New Living Hymns No. 2 #d184

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