Sing me a song about Jesus

There's joy in my soul as I labor each day

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [There's joy in my soul as I labor each day]
Published in 4 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: There's joy in my soul as I labor each day
Title: Sing me a song about Jesus
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Jesus, sing me a song about Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Calvary Hymns #146

Glory Gleams #d239

Gospel Rays #d249

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Songs of the Cross #146

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