Smile and sing

Jesus loves us dearly

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Jesus loves us dearly]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus loves us dearly,
Gives us ev’rything,
So for Jesus daily,
We will smile and sing.

Refrain:
S-M-I-L-E is smile,
S-I-N-G, sing,
All the while
We’ll sing and smile
For our blessed King.

2 There are little children
Who are always sad;
Songs would make them cheerful
Smiles would make them glad. [Refrain]

3 Some there are who never
Sing our Saviour’s praise,
But we mean to praise Him,
All our earthly days. [Refrain]

4 He will keep us loyal,
If with Him we live,
And unnumbered blessings
To His children give. [Refrain]

Source: Worship and Service #169

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 >

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First Line: Jesus loves us dearly
Title: Smile and sing
Author: James Rowe

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