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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Let them hear of his love

As you follow Jesus onward

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [As you follow Jesus onward]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 As you follow Jesus onward,
To that beautiful country above,
When you meet the weak and wayward,
let them hear of the Savior’s love.

Refrain:
When you meet them,
Kindly greet them;
Let them know how in love Jesus came from above;
Tell them sweetly
He saves completely,—
Let them hear of his love, his wondrous love.

2 There are those whose souls are sighing
For a smile or a sentence of cheer;
In the darkness some are lying,
Knowing naught of your Savior dear. [Refrain]

3 There are many who are bearing
Heavy burdens of sorrow and care,—
Sighing, longing, and despairing,
For their pathway is never fair. [Refrain]

4 It was your dear God who made them,
For their souls Jesus suffered and died;
Won’t you do your best to aid them?
Won’t you lead them to Jesus’ side? [Refrain]


Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #117

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: As you follow Jesus onward
Title: Let them hear of his love
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: When you meet them

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Sunday School Voices #117

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