Grace has lifted me

I was a wayward child, was sinking in despair

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [I was a wayward child, was sinking in despair]
Published in 4 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 was a wayward child, was sinking in despair
Title: Grace has lifted me
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: His saving grace has lifted me



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Glory Bound, Our First 1957 Book #d39
Home Gospel Songs #d95
Praises #d37
Songs of the Cross #151Page Scan
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