Is It Well With Your Soul?

Mid the toil and strife of this busy life

Author: James Rowe
Tune: ['Mid the toil and strife of this busy life]
Published in 14 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: Mid the toil and strife of this busy life
Title: Is It Well With Your Soul?
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Is it well with your soul
Copyright: © 1938 Bridge Building Music, Inc. (admin. Brentwood-Benson Music Pub. Inc.)



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Best of All Songs #d55

Billows of Love #d68

Church Hymnal #334b

Favorite Radio Songs #d102

Forward in Faith #d70

Gospel Quartet Music No. 1 #d58

Gospel Quartets #d93

Gospel Songs of Inspiration #d71

Grace and Glory for Singing Schools and Conventions #d71

New Songs of Inspiration No. 4 #d144

Sacred Selections for the Church #254

Select Songs #d70

Special Radio Selections #223

The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #d131

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