If all in this city whose souls are astray

If all in this city whose souls are astray

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [If all in this city whose souls are astray]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 If all in this city whose souls are astray,
Would yield to the blessed Redeemer today,
And follow him closely whatever the way,
What a wonderful place it would be.

What a wonderful place it would be,
What a wonderful place it would be;
With every soul under Jesus’ control,
What a wonderful place it would be.

2 If all of this nation today would begin
To weary of wearing the fetters of sin,
And open their hearts for the Lord to come in,
What a wonderful land it would be.

What a wonderful land it would be,
What a wonderful land it would be;
With every soul under Jesus’ control,
What a wonderful land it would be.

3 If every sinner one earth would believe
That none but the Savior salvation could give;
If all would this wonderful blessing receive,
What a wonderful world it would be.

What a wonderful world it would be,
What a wonderful world it would be;
With every soul under Jesus’ control,
What a wonderful world it would be.

Source: Songs of Revival Power #27

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 >

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First Line: If all in this city whose souls are astray
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: What a wonderful place it would be
Copyright: Public Domain

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