The Lord Raise Me

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: In the awful sea of sin I was sinking fast
Title: The Lord Raise Me
Author: James Rowe (1865-1933)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Lord raised me



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Divine Praise #d70

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Glorious Theme #64

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Gospel Pearls #70

Hymnal of the Church of God #305

Melodies of Zion #d117

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New Songs of the Old Faith #17

Praise Him #d116


Revival Gems No. 2 #33

Revival Gems No. 3 #33

Select Songs of Praise for Evangelistic Services, Church and Sunday School #d55

The Baptist Standard Hymnal #261

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