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



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Billows of Praise #d158

Diamonds #d150

Harvest of Light #d153

Helpful Hymns #d141

Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d125

Page Scan

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Messenger of Song #d138

Redemption Hymns #d150

Soul Echoes #d157

Soul Melodies #d146

Tested Songs #d152

Triumphant Joy #d167

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