O soul, so far away from God

O soul, so far away from God

Author: Johnson Oatman
Published in 12 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: O soul, so far away from God
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: There's room for you

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Billows of Praise #d158
Diamonds #d150
Harvest of Light #d153
Helpful Hymns #d141
Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d125
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... #6Page Scan
Messenger of Song #d138
Redemption Hymns #d150
Soul Echoes #d157
Soul Melodies #d146
Tested Songs #d152
Triumphant Joy #d167
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