1853-1923
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October 27, 1853, Wooster, Ohio.

February 11, 1923.

Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois.

Cobb’s family moved to Decatur, Illinois, when he was about 13 years old. As a young man, he worked as a machinist. He graduated from Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois, in 1878, and pastored in Normal, Washburn, Petersburg and Springfield, Illinois; Des Moines, Iowa; Covington, Kentucky; and San Antonio, Texas. He was also an active evangelist, attending meetings in Boston, New York City, Minneapolis, and other major cities.

  1. Abide with Us, Thou Savior Dear
  2. Are You Ready for Your Lord?
  3. Be the Morning Dark or Fair
  4. Day By Day My Path Grows Clear
  5. Do You Know the Song That the Angels Sang?
  6. Go Work in My Vineyard
  7. Hark! How the Bells Ring Out Today
  8. Have You Touched the Garments of the Holy One?
  9. Helmet On and Sword in Hand
  10. How It Marches, the Flag of Immanuel
  11. I Have Heard a Most Wonderful Story!
  12. If We Walk in the Light of Our Savior
  13. I’ve Found Christ a Savior
  14. Little While, A
  15. Lo a Friend Near Thee
  16. Lo the Army of Our King
  17. Long Ago in Old Judea
  18. Looking unto Jesus
  19. O Brothers, Do Your Feet Grow Weary?
  20. O Zion, Dear Zion, Thou Home
  21. Saints of God! the Day Is Speeding!
  22. Shall the Servant Doubt
  23. Singing On Thro’ Storm and Shine
  24. Tell the Story, Children!
  25. Ten Virgins at Even
  26. The Night Is Dark, and Frail My Barque
  27. The Savior Invites Thee
  28. There Is a Time, a Happy Time
  29. There’s a City I’m Told
  30. There’s a Feast of Love in the Courts Above
  31. Through the Meadows Green, Inviting
  32. ’Twas a Morning Fair
  33. We Are Soldiers in the Army
  34. We Shall Be Like Him
  35. What Radiant Homes in Realms
  36. When the Harvest Is Past and the Summer Is O’er
  37. Who Is This From Edom Coming?
  38. Whoso Heareth and Doeth These Sayings of Mine
  39. Why Should We Weep?
  40. With Jesus, My Savior, Forever I’d Be