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O, what a Savior is mine

Happy am I every hour of the day

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Happy am I every hour of the day]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Happy am I ev’ry hour of the day,
Singing of mercy divine;
I’m following ever the heavenly way,
O what a Saviour is mine!

Refrain:
O what a Saviour is mine!
O what a Saviour divine!
Now onward I’m going, with praise overflowing,
O what a Saviour is mine!

2 Light s my burden and glad is my soul,
Bright is the path that I trace,
As onward I go t’ward the heavenly goal,
Praising His marvelous grace. [Refrain]

3 Thou who art weary and sin-sick and sad,
Come to my Saviour today,
And thou shalt be sinless, triumphant and glad,
Singing His praises alway. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #6

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: Happy am I every hour of the day
Title: O, what a Savior is mine
Author: James Rowe

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