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John R. Clements

John R. Clements
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Short Name: John R. Clements
Full Name: Clements, John R. (John Ralston), 1868-1946
Birth Year: 1868
Death Year: 1946

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young.

Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)


Texts by John R. Clements (263)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
فوق في دار السلامJohn R. Clements (Author)Arabic1
A lame man sat at the beautiful gateJohn R. Clements (Author)3
A lofty pine that for yeard hadJohn R. Clements (Author)2
A present and perfect salvation Is offeredJohn R. Clements (Author)2
A song, a song of cheer todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
A voice is sweetly singingJohn R. Clements (Author)English9
Afar from God thy feet have strayedJohn R. Clements (Adapter)1
After the strain of battleJohn R. Clements (Author)English3
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound)John R. Clements (Author)English2
Angels are waiting to note what you doJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Anywhere the Spirit leads meJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Are you doing your duty the best you canJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Are you serving Jesus with your mightJohn R. Clements (Author)10
Are you with some sorrow burdenedJno. R. Clements (Author)7
As I sail life's rugged seaJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
As the serpent was by MosesJohn R. Clements (Author)2
As the sun went down it touched the westJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Awake, my soul, stretch every nerveJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Away with our fears, The glad morning appearsJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Back to the cold world I will not goJohn R. Clements (Author)15
Be a voice to speak for JesusJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Be not afraid, only believeJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Bear the tidings to my motherJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Behold the Savior of mankindJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Beyond life's sea, life's shoreless seaJohn R. Clements (Author)5
Blessed message of peace, that is ringing todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
But for a moment this weight of afflictionJohn R. Clements (Author)6
Buy up the opportunity, O ChristianJohn R. Clements (Author)3
By faith I so often see mansions of gloryJohn R. Clements (Author)2
By meadows fair, through many a gladeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Child of mine, give me thine heartJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Child of mine, I will be with theeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
"Christ, and him crucified," preach we todayJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Christ is come, the lost ones seekingJohn R. Clements (Author)5
Close by your side stands an unseen friendJohn R. Clements (Author)5
Come in, O Lord, drive out the gloomJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Day of wrath, that [O] day of mourning [burning]John R. Clements (Author)2
Dear Lord at our handsJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Despised and rejectedJohn R. Clements (Author)English4
Don't you hear the Savior calling In thoseJno. R. Clements (Author)9
Dost thou know at thy bolted heart's door tonightJohn R. Clements (Author)20
Down from his home of lightJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Down from yon cross flows a river of bloodJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Draw me nearer, blessed Savior, O draw me to thy sideJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Eilt hinaus zum WerkeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Faith has opened wide the portalsJohn R. Clements (Author)2
For Christ and for the church of ChristJohn R. Clements (Author)2
For Christ and the church we standJ. R. Clements (Author)5
For God so loved a ruined raceJohn R. Clements (Author)2
For mother's sake, my boy, say NoJohn R. Clements (Author)2
For the soul through sin condemned to dieJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Forward, valiant ChristiansJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Free from self, Lord, I would beJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Gather we here to praise the LordJohn R. Clements (Author)7
Gently falls the even veilJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Get right with God, thro' faith in ChristJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Give me the wings of faith to riseJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Glad Children's Day has come againJohn R. Clements (Author)2
God give us homes, homes where the Bible is honoredJohn R. Clements (Author)6
God of life and God of lightJohn R. Clements (Author)3
God's word, as a lamp to the feetJno. R. Clements (Author)4
Goodbye, we say with swelling heartJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Grace! 'tis a charming soundJohn R. Clements (Author)English1
Grief and pain our portion hereJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Hark to the song of sweet voices on highJohn R. Clements (Author)2
He giveth his beloved sleep, free from all pain and sorrowJohn R. Clements (Author)2
He windeth his way through the villageJohn R. Clements (Author)1
Head of Thy Church triumphantJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Help me sing on when my heart breaks in sadnessJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Hier drueckt oft schwer des Lebens LastJohn R. Clements (Author)1
Ho, everyone that thirsts, draw nighJohn R. Clements (Author)English1
How good God isJohn R. Clements (Author)2
How sweet the thought that when we partJohn R. Clements (Author)2
How sweet to tell the storyJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I am happy in the love of Jesus, He saved this soul of mineJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I am here to search for jewelsJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
I am living on the mountain heightsJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I am so glad in the Bible to seeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I can hear the knocking SaviorJno. R. Clements (Author)2
I have a cheering song to singJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I have a loving Savior (Clements)John R. Clements (Author)3
I have a pilot to guide my bark safelyJno. R. Clements (Author)2
I have found for my feetJohn R. Clements (Author)1
I heard the voice of Jesus say, "Come unto Me and restJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
I joy and rejoice that tomorrowJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I know a name of priceless worthJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I learned it in the long agoJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I long to behold him arrayedJohn R. Clements (Author)English1
I love the road that leads to lightJohn R. Clements (Author)4
I met a stranger fair to seeJohn R. Clements (Author)7
I often in dreaming see mansions of gloryJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I put my hand in the Master's handJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I want to be like Jesus (Clements)John R. Clements (Author)2
I will praise and adore the Redeemer divineJohn R. Clements (Adapter)1
I'll go anywhere, my SaviorJohn R. Clements (Author)12
I'm a Hallelujah ChristianJohn R. Clements (Author)7
I'm happy in the love of ChristJohn R. Clements (Author)2
I'm happy, so happy in Jesus today, I've a joy that the world may not knowJohn R. Clements (Author)3
I'm trusting in Jesus, no harm can befallJno. R. Clements (Author)2
In all my Lord's appointed waysJohn R. Clements (Author)2
In der Stadt auf lichten Hoeh'nJohn R. Clements (Author)2
In Joseph's tomb lies bound no moreJohn R. Clements (Author)2
In that day we shall see and shall know each other thereJohn R. Clements (Author)2
In the darkened shade of the garden treesJohn R. Clements (Author)2
In the haven of blessing I am tenting todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
In the land of fadeless dayJohn R. Clements (Author)English111
In the name of the Savior Gather in the boysJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Is it nothing to you that heaven's KingJohn R. Clements (Author)14
Is the day's load heavyJohn R. Clements (Author)4
Jehovah mein BannerJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Jeus is coming as yonder he wentJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Jesus is passing along todayJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Jesus is waiting to give you todayJohn R. Clements (Author)9
Jesus of Nazareth, healer of menJohn R. Clements (Author)7
Jesus only, would I knowJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Jesus! the name high over all, In hell or earth or skyJohn R. Clements (Author)English1
Junior, happy juniors singing all the dayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Just a little sunshine songJohn R. Clements (Author)4
Just to be loving, just to be strongJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Laangt fraan din Gud din fot har gaatJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Let us sing of the land where the purified dwellJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Life is a battle fierce and strongJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Life's pathway grows brighter as onward I goJohn R. Clements (Author)4
Like a breath from the hillsJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Like a shepherd, tender, true, Jesus leads, Jesus leadsJohn R. Clements (Author)50
List, to the Christ in sweet tones of loveJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Little bird in yonder treeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Look not on the wine in the cup ruby redJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Lord, help me encourage my brother todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Lord, it belongs not to my careJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Lord, send us forth to preach the [thy] wordJohn R. Clements (Author)6
Lost in sight of the harborJohn R. Clements (Author)English3
Man the lifeboat quick, my brotherJohn R. Clements (Author)6
Many souls are sinking in the wreck todayJno. R. Clements (Author)6
May thy grace, dear God, be with usJohn R. Clements (Author)2
May we do something today for TheeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Memory paints a pictureJohn R. Clements (Author)English6
Mid all the stalwart sons of menJohn R. Clements (Author)4
Must Jesus bear the cross aloneJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
My God has given rich supplyJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
My heart breaks forth in joyful strainJohn R. Clements (Author)2
My heart's in the homelandJohn R. Clements (Author)2
My song I raise of theeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Naagon har oevatJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Near to the Savior be our songJohn R. Clements (Author)4
Nearing the gate with the sun in the westJohn R. Clements (Author)2
No one can tell what pleasures I seeJohn R. Clements (Author)5
Not the might of long drilled warriorsJohn R. Clements (Author)3
O, beautiful vision of Jesus!John R. Clements (Author)English2
O blessed Christ, to Thee I comeJohn R. Clements (Author)6
O du herzgeliebter Name JesusJohn R. Clements (Author)2
O Golgatha, du TrauerortJohn R. Clements (Author)2
O I'm glad I've been redeemedJohn R. Clements (Author)1
O Lost one in the wilds of sinJohn R. Clements (Author)13
O soul in sin, lift up thine eyeJ. R. Clements (Author)English2
O the dearest name of all is JesusJohn R. Clements (Arranger)11
On the battlefield of life, with its fierce unceasing strifeJon R. Clements (Author)English2
On the bleak, lonely moorlands of sinJohn R. Clements (Author)2
On the still ear of the nightJohn R. Clements (Author)2
On the topmost bough of a graceful treeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
On yonder hill of CalvaryJohn R. Clements (Author)9
Only where the Savior leads me there is peaceJno. R. Clements (Author)3
Onward, ye faithful soldiersJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Out in the darkness in search of a soulJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Out in the market place idle ones standJno. R. Clements (Author)4
Out of the ivory palace he cameJohn R. Clements (Author)4
Out of the midnight into the morningJohn R. Clements (Author)English3
Out upon the sea of sinJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Over and over a message I hearJohn R. Clements (Author)1
Paul, a prisoner of JesusJno. R. Clements (Author)3
Poor soul, for whom Christ sufferedJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Precious souls are sinking in the sea of sinJohn R. Clements (Author)5
'r det intet foer digJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Rally to our standard in this fight todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Read it over again to me, The promiseJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Remember Christ by GalileeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Repent, the voice celestial criesJohn R. Clements (Author)English1
Return, O wanderer! now return! And seek thine injured Father's faceJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
Ring bells of heaven sweet and clearJohn R. Clements (Author)6
Sad is the sound as it falls on the earJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Sailing life's ocean mid breakers and foamJohn R. Clements (Author)4
See yon soul that's sinking in the sea of sinJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Service is our watchwordJohn R. Clements (Author)English11
Since I gave to Jesus his rightful placeJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Sing a cheerful marching songJohn R. Clements (Author)4
Somebody did a golden deed, Proving himself a friend in needJohn R. Clements (Author)English109
Somebody made a loving giftJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Somebody needs just the song I can singJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Someone is slighting the Savior of menJohn R. Clements (Author)14
Someone's betraying his Master todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Soul that trusteth in JehovahJohn R. Clements (Author)5
Souls all around you are dying in sinJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Speed away, speed away, to the strongholds of sinJno. R. Clements (Author)5
Speed you, Christian workersJohn R. Clements (Author)5
Tell out the glad tidings, salvation is freeJno. R. Clements (Author)English3
Thank the Lord for harvest bountyJohn R. Clements (Author)2
That beautiful name how it thrills meJohn R. Clements (Author)2
The Angels are singing; they joy and rejoiceJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
The bells of heaven are ringing sweetJohn R. Clements (Author)6
The blades of grass that upward startJohn R. Clements (Author)2
The bread that giveth [bringeth] strength I want to giveJohn R. Clements (Arranger)3
The chosen hosts from Egypt wentJohn R. Clements (Author)2
The day is done, its tasks are overJohn R. Clements (Author)6
The future is calling for service sincereJohn R. Clements (Author)2
The Lord hath done great things for meJno. R. Clements (Author)2
The Lord is my banner, To battle I goJohn R. Clements (Author)11
The Lord of light shall give His peaceJohn R. Clements (Author)7
The message rings adownJohn R. Clements (Author)1
The Peasant of Nazareth walked one dayJohn R. Clements (Author)3
The royal banner of the crossJohn R. Clements (Author)4
The Savior's blood for sin was spiltJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There are bees in the cloverJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There is a path where pilgrims fareJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There is need for Daniel menJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There is no better cure for a dismal dayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There is one mighty to save you todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There is One speaking “as never man spake”Jno. R. Clements (Author)English2
There sat by the beautiful temple gateJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There will be rest for my weary heartJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There'll be no shadows in glorylandJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There's a brook in the evergreen pastures of GodJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There's a land of sun eternalJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
There's a place in the mansionsJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There's a song in heaven they singJohn R. Clements (Author)2
There's a time to labor, and a time to playJohn R. Clements (Author)3
There's a Voice in sin's wilderness, ringing so clearJohn R. Clements (Author)3
There's no time to work for JesusJohn R. Clements (Author)2
These bodies of ours are the templesJno. R. Clements (Author)3
Though burdens heavy we here must bearJohn R. Clements (Author)13
Though clouds like night hang overJno. R. Clements (Author)3
Though as pilgrims here we tarryJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Tis a simple story, but wondrous sweetJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
'Tis Children's Day, all hearts are gladJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Tossed on the waves of this life's story seaJ. R. C. (Arranger)1
Trusting for strength in Christ Jesus the LordJohn R. Clements (Author)2
We are going forth to the world's great fieldJohn R. Clements (Author)7
We are out for prohibitionJohn R. Clements (Author)2
We bow our heads before thee, LordJohn R. Clements (Author)2
We must face the foe todayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
We salute thee, O God of the sunriseJohn R. Clements (Author)2
We'll raise today sweet songs of joyJohn R. Clements (Author)3
We'll sing the news of Jesus' birthJohn R. Clements (Author)2
We're banded now together in Christian EndeavorJohn R. Clements (Author)2
We're marching to the promised land, A land all fair and brightJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
What are those wounds in thine hands I seeJohn R. Clements (Author)3
What is that in thine hand, child, discouraged and sad?John R. Clements (Author)1
When I cross the mystic riverJohn R. Clements (Author)2
When I hear the trumpet sounding sweetJohn R. Clements (Author)2
When I pass through the portals of the unending dayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
When my feet have been torn with the rough, stony wayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
When petty annoyances hedge me aboutJohn R. Clements (Author)2
When the day-dawn bringeth a trouble soreJohn R. Clements (Author)2
When the evening shadows kiss the westJohn R. Clements (Author)3
When the evening shadows kiss the west There comes a vision so fairJohn R. Clements (Author)2
When you spoke to the sinnerJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Where do you stand tonightJno. R. Clements (Author)5
Who died for me on Calvary's treeJohn R. Clements (Author)3
Whom Jesus' blood doth sanctifyJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Why need a doubt overcloud my dayJohn R. Clements (Author)2
With his own hand God wipes our tearsJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Would you leave the way of sinJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Would you rescue the wreckedJohn R. Clements (Author)2
Ye neighbors and friends of Jesus, draw nearJohn R. Clements (Author)English2
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