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Out on the mountains far away

Out on the mountains far away

Author: Johnson Oatman, Jr.
Tune: [Out on the mountains far away] (Sewell)
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Out on the mountains far away,
Out in the cold and danger,
When I was wand'ring far astray,
Still to my Savior a stranger:

Love won my heart
(Love won, love won my heart,)
Christ did impart,
(Christ did, Christ did impart,)
Love, wonderful love of God,
Love won my heart; (won my heart;)
God's love to me,
(Gods love, God's love to me,)
deep as the sea,
(deep as, deep as the sea,)
Love of God so strange and free,
Love won my heart.

2 I lived a selfish life for years,
Sought thro' this world for pleasure,
Till God, who rules the radiant spheres,
Sent me a wonderful treasure. [Chorus]

3 I work for Jesus now each day,
Since I have been forgiven;
And when this life has passed away,
I want to praise Him in Heaven. [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #32

Author: Johnson Oatman, Jr.

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: Out on the mountains far away
Author: Johnson Oatman, Jr.
Refrain First Line: Love won my heart, Christ did impart



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Crowns #d135

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Eternal Praise for the Church and Sunday School #55

Hosanna in the Highest, Gypsy Smith's Campaign Song Book #d127

Hymns of Glory No. 2 #d178

Songs of Salvation and Service. #d216

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The King of Kings #58

The New Make Christ King #d161

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The New Praiseworthy #32

Wonderful Jesus and Other Songs #32

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