How sweet the sacred rest

How sweet the sacred rest

Author: Mary D. James
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Mary D. James

Mary Dagworthy Yard James USA 1810-1883. Born at Trenton, NJ, she began teaching Sunday school at age 13 in the Methodist Episcopal Church. She married Henry B James, and they had four children: Joseph, Mary, Ann, and Charles.. She became a prominent figure in the Wesleyan Holiness movement of the early 1800s, assisting Phoebe Palmer (also a hymnist) and often leading meetings at Ocean Grove, NJ, and elsewhere. She wrote articles that appeared in the “Guide to holiness”, “The New York Christian advocate”, “The contributor”, “The Christian witness:, “The Christian woman”, “The Christian standard”, and the “Ocean Grove record”. She wrote a biography of Edmund J Yard entitled, “The soul winner” (1883). She… Go to person page >

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First Line: How sweet the sacred rest
Author: Mary D. James
Refrain First Line: O glory be to Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Redeeming Love #111

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined #R111

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The Revival Wave #111

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The Royal Fountain No.3 #101[111]

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