Hide Me Behind the Cross

Jesus I long to be more like Thee

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Jesus I long to be more like Thee]
Published in 3 hymnals

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: Jesus I long to be more like Thee
Title: Hide Me Behind the Cross
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hide me behind the cross, dear Lord
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Grace and Glory for Singing Schools and Conventions #d62

The Eureka Sacred Carols #d51

Universal Songs and Hymns #120

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