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He Is My Light

Jesus is keeping me by grace, helping me run life's busy race

Author: John M. Henson
Tune: [Jesus is keeping me by grace, helping me run life's busy race]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John M. Henson

John Melvin Henson, 1887-1972 Born: August 23, 1887 in Cur­ryille, Georg­ia. Died: Ap­ril 22, 1972, At­lan­ta, Georg­ia. John Melvin Henson, who was born on Aug. 23, 1887, at Curryville, GA, and began teaching in singing schools in 1909. With Homer F. Morris, he founded the Morris-Henson Company. During his lifetime, he produced over 200 gospel songs, including "Anywhere Is Home," perhaps his best known, along with "I’ll Live In Glory," and "Happy Am I," that have appeared in some of our books. "Watching You" was copyrighted in 1915. The copyright was later owned by R. E. Winsett and eventually became the property of Ellis J. Crum. Henson died in 1972. --hymnstudiesblog.wordpress.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is keeping me by grace, helping me run life's busy race
Title: He Is My Light
Author: John M. Henson
Refrain First Line: He is my light while seeking that happy land of rest

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Beautiful Melodies #56
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