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That is the love for me

The love that sought me in the night

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [The love that sought me in the night]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The love that sought me in the light,
The love that found me in my plight
And led me back to peace and light,
That is the love for me.

That is the love for me,
Every my theme ‘twill be;
Praise His dear name,
‘Tis e’er the same,
That is the love for me

2 The love the lightens all my cares,
And leads me past all hidden snares,
The love that ev’ry trial shares,
That is the love for me. [Refrain]

3 The love that lifted me from sin,
And made me pure and sweet within,
The love that helps my soul to win,
That is the love for me. [Refrain]

4 The love that keeps away all gloom,
And will not let me doubt or roam,
The precious love that guides me home,
That is the love for me. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #48

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: The love that sought me in the night
Title: That is the love for me
Author: James Rowe
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Calvary's Praises #46

TextAudioPage Scan

The King of Glory #48

The King's Praise ... a General Purpose Song Book #d189

Wonder Hymns of Faith #d201

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