When the light of God shone in

When the light of God shone in

Author: Johnson Oatman
Published in 5 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: When the light of God shone in
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: When the sunlight is streaming in my soul
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Billows of Praise #d256

Gospel Rays #d287

Praise Evangel for Sunday Schools #d129

Soul Echoes #d258

Soul Melodies #d254

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