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Frederick M. Lehman
Short Name: Frederick M. Lehman
Full Name: Lehman, Frederick M., 1868-1953
Birth Year: 1868
Death Year: 1953

Frederick Martin Lehman, 1868-1953

Born: August 7, 1868, Mecklenburg, Schwerin, Germany.
Died: February 20, 1953, Pasadena, California.
Buried: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California.

Lehman emigrated to America with his family at age four, settling in Iowa, where he lived most of childhood. He came to Christ at age 11, as he relates:

One glad morning about eleven o’clock while walking up the country lane, skirted by a wild crab-apple grove on the right and an osage fence, with an old white-elm gate in a gap at the left, suddenly Heaven let a cornucopia of glory descend on the eleven-year old lad. The wild crab-apple grove assumed a heavenly glow and the osage fence an unearthly lustre. That old white-elm gate with its sun-warped boards gleamed and glowed like silver bars to shut out the world and shut him in with the ’form of the fourth,’ just come into his heart. The weight of conviction was gone and the paeans of joy and praise fell from his lips.

Lehman studied for the ministry at Northwestern College in Naperville, Illinois, and pastored at Audubon, Iowa; New London, Indiana; and Kansas City, Missouri. The majority of his life was devoted to writing sacred songs; his first was written while a pastor in Kingsley, Iowa, in 1898. He wrote and published hundreds of songs, and compiled five song books. In 1911, he moved to Kansas City, where he helped found the Nazarene Publishing House.

Texts by Frederick M. Lehman (21)sort ascendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
真神之愛,偉大無窮,口舌筆墨,難以形容;(Zhēnshén zhī ài, wěidà wúqióng, kǒushé bǐmò, nányǐ xíngróng;)Frederick M. Lehman (Author)Chinese2
Whether skies are dark or bright, if I walk in all the lightFrederick M. Lehman (Author)English2
We shall reach that city brightF. M. L. (Author)English1
വി-സ്താ-രമാം ദൈവസ്നേഹം!Frederick M. Lehman (Author)Malayalam2
There's no disappointment in heaven, No weariness, sorrow or painF. M. L. (Author)English39
There's a song in my soul that no tongue can expressF. M. L. (Author)English2
The sea will not always be stormyF. M. L. (Author)English2
The love of God is greater farF. M. L. (Author)English79
Precious little childrenFrederick M. Lehman (Author)2
¡Oh amor de Dios! tu inmensidadFrederick M. Lehman (Author)Spanish8
O sleep, sweet Babe, O sweetly sleepFrederick M. Lehman (Author)2
No hay tristeza en el cieloF. M. L. (Author)Spanish5
محبة الله سمتFrederick M. Lehman (Author)Arabic1
Like a thief in the night, then the Bridegroom may comeF. M. L. (Author)English2
Kasih Allah tak terbilangFrederick M. Lehman (Author)Indonesian2
Just a few more tears and heart achesFrederick M. Lehman (Author)English2
I say Amen to Jesus, whatever it may beF. M. L. (Author)English2
Have you reached this abiding place in JesusFrederick M. Lehman (Author)English10
God does not always lead me where the spring time zephyrs blowFrederick M. Lehman (Author)English2
Friends we trusted may failFrederick M. Lehman (Author)2
Central's never busy, always on the lineF. M. L. (Author)English29
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