Sweeter and dearer

How sweet is the love of my Savior and King

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [How sweet is the love of my Savior and King]
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: How sweet is the love of my Savior and King
Title: Sweeter and dearer
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: 'Tis sweeter and dearer each day



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Baptist Student Missionary Movement Hymnal #d10
Glory Songs #11Page Scan
Herald of Praise #65Page Scan
Kingdom Songs #d73
Select Gospel songs #d34
Treasury of Song #d84
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