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Somehow, I know that Jesus guides

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1 Somehow, I know that Jesus guides
My soul along the upward way;
Somehow, I know He safely hides
Me from the tempter day by day.

Somehow, I know that He is mine;
(Somehow, I know, I know that He is mine;)
Somehow, I know that we shall meet,
(Somehow, I know, I know that we shall meet)
Where with His glory we shall shine (ever shine,)
And joy will be complete.

2 Somehow, He shares each earthly ill,
Each care that comes along the way;
somehow, 'tis joy to do His will
And try to please Him ev'ry day. [Chorus]

3 Somehow, I know that He is near
When pain would rob me of my song;
Somehow, I catch His words of cheer
that linger with me all day long. [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #211

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 >

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First Line: Somehow, I know that Jesus guides
Author: James Rowe


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