O Make Room for the Savior

When the Savior was born on that wonderful night

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [When the Savior was born on that wonderful night]
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 Savior was born on that wonderful night
Title: O Make Room for the Savior
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Make room in your heart
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Celestial Chimes #d103

Songs of the Blessed Hope #d265

Soul Echoes #d261

Soul Melodies #d257

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The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #123

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