A Haven Awaits my Soul

My body is weak, overtaken by the fall

Author: J. B. Coats
Tune: [My body is weak, overtaken by the fall]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: J. B. Coats

J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My body is weak, overtaken by the fall
Title: A Haven Awaits my Soul
Author: J. B. Coats
Language: English
Refrain First Line: A haven awaits my tired and weary soul
Publication Date: 1944
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1944.



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Mississippi Melodies; a Choice Selection of Songs Suitable for Most Any Occasion #d91

Worship in Song #d107

Zion's Call #75

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