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In His Sunlight

In the light and glory of His life and story

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [In the light and glory of His life and story] (Ackley)
Published in 8 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 In the light and glory of His live and story
There is ev'rything that I can need;
That is why I'm clinging and His praises singing,
As the lost to Him I lead.

In His sunlight, His precious sunlight,
I am always happy, yes, indeed!
In His sunlight, His precious sunlight,
There is ev'rything I need.

2 O my blessed Savior! He is mine forever,
And will be my nearest, dearest Friend;
That is why I love Him, having naught above Him,
And shall trust Him to the end. [Chorus]

3 Oh, the peace and pleasure, oh, the priceless treasure
Of the love of Him who died for me!
Thro' the day eternal, in the world supernal,
Love Divine my song shall be. [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #45

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 light and glory of His life and story
Title: In His Sunlight
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: In His sunlight, His precious sunlight



The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #45


Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Crowns #d79

Hymns of Glory No. 2 #d103

Inspiring Hymns #d147

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Joy to the World #74

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The Golden Sheaf No. 2 #43

The Harmonic Chimes for Revivals, Praise Meetings, Church Worship ... #d74

The Herald #d87

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The New Praiseworthy #45

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