Nearer than yesterday

O sweet is the thought that ever is mine

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Oh, sweet is the thought that ever is mine]
Published in 7 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: O sweet is the thought that ever is mine
Title: Nearer than yesterday
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Nearer each day



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chimes of Glory No. 3 #d57
Cornelius' Gospel Songs #10
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d147
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #10Page Scan
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d133
Spiritual Evangel: a Book of Songs with Soul Appeal #d121
Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d146
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