On the cross

View the Savior on the cross

Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Franklin L. Eiland

Franklin L. Eiland was born in Noxubee county, Miss., March 25, 1860. He was reared on the farm and attended the old field school. The school house on the hill and the old Oaken Bucket, etc., etc., were objects of interest in his curriculum. He had traveled some before finally leaving home including a trip to Tx, but in 1882 he came to Tx to remain. November 13, 1884 he married Miss Mary E. Nisbett of Robertson county. She lived nine years. In 1894 he married Miss Ella May Kennedy of Van Zandt county. She lived only 10 days. October 21, 1896 he married Miss Minnie Jarushia Valentine of McLennan county. She still survives. They have one sweet little daughter, Mary Ella Oree. She is quite bright and is already starting music at the age of th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: View the Savior on the cross
Title: On the cross
Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Refrain First Line: In the cold, dark tomb, my Savior lay
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Bells of Bethlehem #d138

Carols of Peace for Christian Work and Worship #d137

Glad Hosannas #d135

Songs of Redemption for Revivals, Campmeetings, etc. #d81

The Awakening Trumpet #d133

The Beacon Light #d109

The Gospel Garner #d153

The Gospel Gleaner #d184

The Guiding Star #d129

The Song Feast No. 1 #d90

Tidings of Glory #d197

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