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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

I'm in the service of my Savior

I'm in the service of my Savior

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [I’m in the service of my Savior]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’m in the service of my Saviour,
Whose love is ev’rything to me,
I’ll gladly do His bidding ever,
For willing service mine shall be;
No needed blessing is denied me,
No task beyond my strength is mine,
For, day and night He stays beside me,
And cheers me with His love divine.

The work I ought to do,
I can do, I can do,
And If I can, I will, I will,
God helping me, I will.

2 I often meet in dreary places,
Sad hearts who heavy burdens bear;
No light of love illumes their faces,
No tender smile is playing there;
I know I ought to try to cheer them,
Some loving words I ought to say,
And so I tell them of the Saviour,
Whose love would gladden all their way. [Refrain]

3 While here I live, I’ll tell the story
Of saving grace and boundless love;
And try to win the crown of glory,
By helping others look above.
I’ll go wherever He may send me,
And do the work I ought to do,
Assured that He will courage lend me,
Assured that He will help me through. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #58

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 service of my Savior
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: The work I ought to do, I can do


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Sacred Praise #58

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