Jesus never leaves the ship

When upon life's rolling ocean fraught with danger is the trip

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [When upon life's rolling ocean]
Published in 3 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 >

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First Line: When upon life's rolling ocean fraught with danger is the trip
Title: Jesus never leaves the ship
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Put your trust in your commander



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Fairer than Day. enl. ed. #d209

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