Lift your eyes, ye pilgrims Toward the promised land

Lift your eyes, ye pilgrims Toward the promised land

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Lift your eyes, ye pilgrims, t'ward the promised land]
Published in 5 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: Lift your eyes, ye pilgrims Toward the promised land
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: He will carry us safely home

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Hallelujahs for Sunday Schools, Etc. #d68
Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #68Page Scan
Millennial Revival #48Page Scan
New Perfect Praise for Sunday-Schools, Singing-Schools, Revivals, Conventions and General Use in Christian Work and Worship. #d58
Praise Evangel for Sunday Schools #d70
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