I Shall Reach Home

Foes may betide me, darkness may hide me

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Foes may betide me]
Published in 11 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: Foes may betide me, darkness may hide me
Title: I Shall Reach Home
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He will not grieve me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Bells of Victory #d19

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Gospel Echoes #73

Gospel Glory #77

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Hallelujahs #75

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Harmony Bells #81

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Majestic Melodies #77

Quartet Song Book No. 7 #d15

Quartet Song Book No. 8 #d12

Quartet Song Book No. 9 #d11

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Singing Star #89

Three Hundred Country Chapel Songs and Hymns #d47

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