Is it Worth While?

Evil gives pleasure but leaveth a stain

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Evil gives pleasure but leaveth a stain]
Published in 5 hymnals

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: Evil gives pleasure but leaveth a stain
Title: Is it Worth While?
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Is it worth while the life-crown to lose

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Calvary Songs #57

Radio and Revival Special for Use in Radio Programs, Revivals, Camp Meetings, Conventions ... #d25

Spiritual Evangel #d27

Vocal Gems #d16

Waves of Joy #d23

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