December 8, 1872, Shenandoah County, Virginia.

January 10, 1962, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Oak Lawn Cemetery, Bridgewater, Virginia


Wayland was the son of John Wesley Wayland and Anna Kagey. His works include:

  1. Almost Persuaded, O Why Delay?
  2. Alone upon the Mountain Drear
  3. Angels’ Hymn, The
  4. Before Thee Standeth
  5. Behold the Man! He Wears a Crown
  6. Calling to You the Savior Waits
  7. Christ Is King Through Every Nation
  8. Christian Herald, Are You True?
  9. Far Across Life’s Angry Billows
  10. From the Mountains to the Sea
  11. Go Ye, and Work in the Harvest Today
  12. Gracious King Enthroned Above
  13. Happy Days of Childhood
  14. I Will Arise and Go to My Father
  15. I Would Pierce Beyond the Shadows
  16. In Dark Gethsemane
  17. In Faith I Call to Thee, Savior
  18. In Young Life’s Early Morning
  19. It Was a Star of Wondrous Light
  20. Let the People of Zion Rejoice
  21. Light of Love, Forever Shining
  22. Near to Jesus I’m Abiding
  23. O Friend, Have You Drank
  24. O Savior, Guide Me Through the Day
  25. O There Shineth a Light
  26. On Wings of Faith Let Me Arise
  27. Prince of Salvation Is Passing This Way, The
  28. See the Countless Waving Banners
  29. Silently o’er Bethlehem
  30. Small May Be My Field of Humble Service
  31. Souls That Are Weary and Sad
  32. Stabat Mater
  33. Tell the World the Wondrous Story
  34. Tides of Time Are Swelling In, The
  35. There Is a Story Often Told
  36. Though We Sow Beset with Fears
  37. Upon the Heights of Bethany
  38. We Would See Jesus
  39. What Would You Do, My Brother?
  40. When Faith Is in My Heart
  41. When Hope Is in My Heart, the Day
  42. When Love Is in My Heart the Task
  43. When the Son of Man Shall Gather
  44. Whither Bound