Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA.
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Display Title: Lean on His ArmsFirst Line: Just lean upon the arms of JesusTune Title: [Just lean upon the arms of Jesus]Author: L. E. J.Meter: 126.96.36.199 RScripture: Deuteronomy 33:27Source: Hope Publishing Company, Pentecostal Hymns: Five and Six, 1911 (28); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/l/e/a/leanonha.htm); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Lean_on_His_Arms)