Held in His Mighty Arm

Why, O why, need I ever fear, With my Savior and Lord so near? (Martin)

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Why, O why, need I ever fear] (Martin)
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Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

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First Line: Why, O why, need I ever fear, With my Savior and Lord so near? (Martin)
Title: Held in His Mighty Arm
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Held in His arm
Publication Date: 1910
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns of Heavenly Harmony #37

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