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James M. Kirk

James M. Kirk
Short Name: James M. Kirk
Full Name: Kirk, James M., 1854-1945
Birth Year: 1854
Death Year: 1945

James McPherson Kirk, 1854-1945

Born: June 18, 1854, Flushing, Ohio.
Died: June 10, 1945, Flushing, Ohio.
Buried: Flushing, Ohio.

Raised a Methodist, Kirk became associated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CAMA) in 1887. He organized the CAMA’s Gospel Mission in Flushing, Ohio, in 1907, and as part of the Ohio Quartet, sang at CAMA conventions and gatherings.


Kirk, James M. (Flushing, Ohio, 1854--1945). Converted at an early age. Became associated with the C&MA in 1887, was a first subscriber to The Alliance Weekly, and wonderfully healed at the first Cleveland Alliance convention. Spent entire life on a farm but devoted much time to Christian work. A member of a famous singing group, the Ohio Quartet, which for 12 years traveled extensively in convention work. In 1906 organized the Gospel Mission of the C&MA in Flushing. An outstanding figure in the Central District as song leader and in Bible teaching and prayer. Grandfather of Geraldine Southern, well-known mezzo-soprano, music instructor at Nyack, and director of music in Alliance churches. Kirk wrote some 40 songs, many while busy with farm chores. Some favorites:
Blessed Quietness
He Is Just the Same Today
I've Yielded to God

--Paul Milburn, DNAH Archives

Texts by James M. Kirk (20)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Fill us with Thy Holy Spirit, LordJames M. Kirk (Author)English3
Have you found the great Physician, Jesus Christ of GalileeJ. M. K. (Author)English10
I am watching for the coming of the glad millenial dayJ. M. K. (Author)English74
I hear my Savior saying, "Come closer, My child, to Me"J. M. K. (Author)English4
I knew my sins were all forgivenJas. M. Kirk (Author)English2
I read the sweet story again and againJas. M. Kirk (Author)English4
Ich bin nicht länger mehr alleinJames M. Kirk (Author)German3
Ich hör' den Heiland sagenJames M. Kirk (Author)German2
Ihr sollt meine Zeugen seinJames M. Kirk (Author)German2
I'm gladly giving up my all to Thee, dear LordJames M. Kirk (Author)English2
I'm never lonely any moreJames M. Kirk (Author)English8
Is there trouble in your life? Cast your care on Jesus (Kirk)James M. Kirk (Author)English2
I've yielded to God, and I'm saved every hourJ. M. K. (Author)English6
O wonderful story of mercy and loveJames M. Kirk (Author)English2
Our Lord, whom we've not seen, yet whom we dearly loveJas. M. Kirk (Author)English5
There is healing for a look at the Crucified OneJ. M. K. (Author)English3
Under thy wings my God, Close by Thy sideJames M. Kirk (Author)English1
When we journey by the wayside and our hearts are filled with gloomJas. M. Kirk (Author)English2
Ye shall be my witnesses, was Jesus' last commandJames M. Kirk (Author)English6
Yo espero el día alegreJames Kirk (Author)Spanish1
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