I was lost and weary in the downward way

I was lost and weary in the downward way

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [I was lost and weary in the downward way]
Published in 8 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 lost and weary in the downward way
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Since the love waves reached my soul
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Billows of Praise #d95

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Calvary Hymns #27

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Cornelius' Gospel Songs #27

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d77

Glory Gleams #d98

Gospel Rays #d108

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Songs of the Cross #27

Temple Echoes, Our Second 1955 Book #d30

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