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I'm in the path of peace

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1 I'm in the path of peace where pleasures never cease,
And where my soul delights to be;
All worldly loss is gain,—with Jesus I remain,
For saving grace is keeping me.

Refrain:
His grace is keeping me,
His grace is keeping me;
All glory to His name,
His grace is keeping me.

2 I lean upon His arm, He shields from every harm;
Sweet songs I sing because I'm free!
His glory lights the way to everlasting day,
Praise God, His grace is keeping me. [Refrain]

3 I know that I shall sing hosanna to my King
When I His blessed face shall see;
I'll dwell forevermore on that eternal shore
With Him whose grace is keeping me. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #42

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'm in the path of peace
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: His grace is keeping me

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #42

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Songs of Conquest #7

Tabernacle Hymns #d31

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The Tabernacle Hymns #42

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