God is keeping me

I have naught to fear while I tarry here

Author: James Rowe
Published in 9 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: I have naught to fear while I tarry here
Title: God is keeping me
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: He is keeping me, God is keeping me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Billows of Praise #d82

Diamonds #d76

Evangel Light #d43

Glory Gleams #d81

Gospel Rays #d92

Redemption Hymns #d71

Soul Echoes #d86

Tested Songs #d75

The Silver Star #d47

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