Trusting Jesus

Representative Text

1 My heart belongs to Jesus now, and I'm walking in the light
His loving arms encircle me, and my path is always bright;
I travel onward singing praise, ever standing for the right,
For my heart belongs to Jesus forevermore.

I'm His, He's mine,
We are truly one at last
(praise God,) I'm His, He's (truly) mine,
And He hides my sinful past;
My heart belongs to Jesus now,
And my sinful days are o'er,
And His happy praise my soul shall raise forevermore.

2 He found me bending under sin, and He took away my load,
He held my hand and led me straight to the happy gospel road;
And now I'm going on with Him to the soul's divine abode,
For my heart belongs to Jesus forevermore. [Chorus]

3 Some happy day at heaven's gate my Redeemer I shall see,
And with a smile and words of love, I am sure He'll welcome me;
Then in His love my soul shall rest thru the glad eternity,
For my heart belongs to Jesus forevermore. [Chorus]

Source: Church Hymnal #84

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: My heart belongs to Jesus now
Title: Trusting Jesus
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: I'll trust Him from day to day
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

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Church Hymnal #84

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