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Does the world no rest afford?

Does the world no rest afford?

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Does the world no rest afford] (Ackley)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1 Does the world no rest afford?
Would you have your strength restored?
Cast your burden on the Lord,
Jesus will sustain you.

Jesus will sustain you,
Jesus will sustain you;
When you need a Friend to help you,
Jesus will sustain you.

2 Are you tempted by the foe?
Has your burden laid you low?
To the one true Helper go,
Jesus will sustain you. [Chorus]

3 Are you weary of the fray?
Have you fallen by the way?
Make the Savior yours today,
Jesus will sustain you. [Chorus]

4 Dark with sin your past may be,
Jesus waits to hear your plea,
Gladly He will set you free;
Jesus will sustain you. [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #7

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 >

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First Line: Does the world no rest afford?
Author: James Rowe



The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #7
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