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Somehow

Somehow I know that Christ is mine

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Somehow I know that Christ is mine]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Somehow I know that Christ is mine,
No pow’r can take me out of His care,
He holds me with His arm divine,
And in His Kingdom I have a share.

Refrain:
Somehow His love will never let me go,
Somehow He loves me better than I know,
Somehow, some day when life is o’er,
I’ll dwell with Him for evermore.

2 Somehow I feel that He is near,
Whene’er I’m tempted to go astray,
His presence calms my ev’ry fear,
And keeps me singing along the way. [Refrain]

3 Somehow I hear Him gently call,
Whene’er I’m lonely and need a friend,
His mercy lifts me when I fall,
And will support me until the end. [Refrain]

4 Somehow I trust Him for today,
And for tomorrow whate’er it be,
My anxious fears upon Him lay,
For Jesus watches and cares for me. [Refrain]

Source: Favorites Number 2: A Collection of Gospel Songs #40

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Somehow I know that Christ is mine
Title: Somehow
Author: A. H. Ackley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Somehow His love will never let me go
Publication Date: 1928
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
TextAudioPage Scan

Favorites Number 2 #40

New Songs for Service #60

Norman Clayton's Favorites No. 1 #d64

Rodeheaver's Gospel Solos and Duets No. 2 #60

The Christ We Forget and Twenty-One Other New Songs #d13

The Young People's Church of the Air Hymn Book #d107

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