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Heaven is not far away

Often I've heard of a far away country

Author: Tillit S. Teddlie
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Tillit S. Teddlie

Tillit Sidney Teddlie was born on June 3, 1885 at Swan, Texas. He was a leader in the Churches of Christ denomination in the 20th Century. In addition to singing schools which he taught for 61 years, he also preached and taught across Texas and the southwest. For one period of time (two years) he sang only with Foy E. Wallace, Jr., (a well-known, conservative Churches of Christ preacher around World War II) while they conducted meetings across the country. Teddlie was honored by many people in many places. On June 2, 1985, 630 churches across the land proclaimed Sunday “Tillit S. Teddlie Day” and sang his songs. Teddlie had composed 130 songs and published 14 song books. One of his song books, "Golden Harvest Hymns" included 100 of… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Often I've heard of a far away country
Title: Heaven is not far away
Author: Tillit S. Teddlie
Refrain First Line: Not far away
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d124

Melodies of Zion #d183

Signal Bells #d91

Songs of Trust and Triumph No. 3 #d119

Waves of Praise #bd91

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