We Shall Reign With Him

If we are keeping Jesus near

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [If we are keeping Jesus near]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If we are keeping Jesus near,
And telling of His love,
We shall be called away from here
To reign with Him above.

We shall reign with Him,
Share the throne with Him,
When in glory our Savior comes again;
Love Him day by day,
Serve Him all the way,
In the fullness of glory
We shall reign.

2 Labor for Him from day to day,
Till trials all are past;
Tell of His love along the way,
Toi reign with Him at last. [Chorus]

3 Keeping our earthly temples bright,
Pray on and watch and wait;
Scatter the precious gospel light,
Till love throws wide the gate. [Chorus]

4 Wonderful joy we all shall know,
Beyond the shadows dim;
Let us, then, be prepared to go
Above to reign with Him. [Chorus]

Source: Favorite Hymns #22

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: If we are keeping Jesus near
Title: We Shall Reign With Him
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: We shall reign with him
Publication Date: 1925
Copyright: Public Domain



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Favorite Hymns #22

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