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Martha Snell Nicholson

Margaret Snell Nicholson was a woman who suffered from four incurable diseases. She struggled with pain more than thirty-five years, an invalid, bound to her bed.  Her spirit was so transcendently triumphant through those many weary years, that she wrote some of the finest Christian poetry which has ever been written.

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10 Responses to Martha Snell Nicholson

  • Mariah Guerrero says:

    I love Martha Snell Nicholson. She is such an inspiration, and I greatly admire her. I am currently reading her AMAZING book, "His Banner Over Me." I would love to own this book -it is such a treasure! Sadly, I am unable to find it available for sale anywhere that's price is affordable. I've only found one for $117.06 on Amazon.com and another for $70. If anyone knows where I could purchase this book please let me know. Perhaps leave a comment or something if you have any information concerning this book. I would greatly appreciate it! Thank you! GOD Bless! :)

    • Lizzy says:

      I found it free online. http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/OtherBookTitles/HISBANNEROVERMEMarthaSnellNicholson1953.aspx

    • says:

      Try to find "A One Evening" condensed book that has her story in it. Publisher is Christian Reader's Club, Division of Good News Publishers Westchester, UK or Glory Ministries 860 W. MONTCLAIRE Milwaukee WI 53217. 414-964-2345.

    • says:

      Dont know if you are still looking just saw this on amazon it is a combination of other books that includes his banner over me maybe this will work for you http://www.amazon.com/How-Great-Thou-Art-Greatness/dp/B002MOE6JI/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1339607088&sr=1-1&keywords=the+praying+plumber+martha+snell

  • Diane Pierett says:

    Looking for reasonably priced copy of Martha Snell Nicholson's Heart Held High. Only copy is see available is for $100 in Amazon. If anyone knows of where I can get this, please email me at d_pierett@hotmail.com with Subj Title of Martha Nicholson's Heart Held High. Thank you!

  • Caryn Nelson says:

    I am hoping to find what may be the transcript from a radio program. A poem by Martha Snell Nicholson was read. I think it was titled The Old Brown Coat and was written after her husband passed away. It had to have been written well before 1980, because that is when my father died. I had a copy which I sent to my step-mother. I have many times since given copies to widows. It has proved to be a source of comfort to them. It speaks of her beloved husband, his death and how she gave away all of his effects, but could not bear to part with his old brown coat. I cannot find my copy and having no luck locating it online. Any help locating this poem would be appreciated.

    • Ilene Sherfy says:

      The name of the poem is Surcease. I don't know the rules of copying it, but I found it on a website, featuring letters to her Church, after the death of Howard Wren Nicholson, her husband. you can email me isherfy@yahoo.com

  • Valerie Novarino says:

    I would like to know where I can get the complete biography of Martha Snell Nicolson. Thank you and God Bless your day.

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