Victory all the time

Each day a failure used to be

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Each day a failure used to be]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Each day a failure used to be,
The shadows always stayed with me;
But now, since Jesus set me free,
‘Tis victory all the time.

Refrain:
‘Tis victory all the time,
‘Tis victory all the time;
Yes, bless His name, since Jesus came,
‘Tis victory all the time.

2 When evil tempted me I fell,
In nothing did my soul excel;
But now I’m saved, and all is well,
‘Tis victory all the time. [Refrain]

3 No more the mighty foe I fear,
For my Defender lingers near;
And since His cheering voice I hear,
‘Tis victory all the time. [Refrain]

4 I’m pressing on without a sigh,
With Him, “to fairer works on high;”
And since on Jesus I rely,
‘Tis victory all the time. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #1

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: Each day a failure used to be
Title: Victory all the time
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: 'Tis victory all the time

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