My gaze is fixed on Jesus

While traveling through this vale of tears

Author: Johnson Oatman
Published in 6 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: While traveling through this vale of tears
Title: My gaze is fixed on Jesus
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Christ Jesus is my dearest friend

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Fairer than Day #d109
Fairer than Day. enl. ed. #d213
His Voice in Song #d178
Songs of Old-Time Power: a Book of the Best Spiritual Songs for Evangelistic and All Religious Purposes #d208
Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d199
Victory Songs #d239
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