The Lord Is Nigh

Soul on your journey from earth to heaven

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Soul on your journey from earth to heaven]
Published in 7 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: Soul on your journey from earth to heaven
Title: The Lord Is Nigh
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Lord is nigh
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Calvary Hymns #137

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Cornelius' Gospel Songs #209

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d189

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #209

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d170

Glory Gleams #d207

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Songs of the Cross #137

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