How He Loves Us!

O, how the Savior loves

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [O, how the Savior loves]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, how the Savior loves
The little ones who trust his grace!
Each day his love he proves,
And shows to us his smiling face.

Chorus:
Jesus loves,
Jesus loves
Little hearts;
Peace and love
From above
He imparts;
Sing and rejoice
With a glad voice—
Little ones to him are dear.

2 Holding us to his breast,
He shields our little souls from strife,
Comforts us when distrest,
And gladdens ev’ry day of life. [Chorus]

3 No harm to us can come;
For he will shield till life is o’er,
Then take us to his home,
Where we shall dwell forevermore. [Chorus]


Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #54

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: O, how the Savior loves
Title: How He Loves Us!
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus loves
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: Public Domain

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