Soul, come back to Jesus

Have you wandered from the peaceful fold

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Have you wandered from the peaceful fold]
Published in 6 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: Have you wandered from the peaceful fold
Title: Soul, come back to Jesus
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Back to Jesus turn your face today

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Billows of Praise #d57

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Calvary Hymns #286

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Cornelius' Gospel Songs #155

Glory Gleams #d60

Gospel Rays #d66

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Songs of the Cross #286

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