The Precious Cross

Author: W. Stillman Martin

Born: March 8, 1862, Rowley, Massachusetts. Died: December 16, 1935, Atlanta, Georgia. Buried: Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia. Husband of hymnist Civilla Martin, Stillman attended Harvard University and was ordained a Baptist minister, though he later switched to the Disciples of Christ denomination. In 1916, he became a professor of Bible studies at Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, North Carolina. Three years later, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia. It was from there he went all over America to run Bible conferences and evangelistic meetings. Sources: Hustad, p. 282 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_ws.htm Go to person page >

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First Line: On the cross, Jesus shed His blood
Title: The Precious Cross
Author: W. Stillman Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory to His name
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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