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When Jesus reigns within

There is gladness in my soul

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [There is gladness in my soul]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There is gladness in my soul,
There is joy beyond control,
Since Jesus reigns within;
For He drives all sin away,
And He brings the perfect day,
Since Jesus reigns within.

Since Jesus reigns within,
Since Jesus reigns within;
There is peace that fills the soul,
There is joy beyond control,
Since Jesus reigns within.

2 There is rapture, there is peace,
That forever will increase,
Since Jesus reigns within;
There are blessings waiting me,
There is glorious victory,
Since Jesus reigns within. [Refrain]

3 I am never left alone,
When I am the Lord’s alone,
Since Jesus reigns within;
And it makes my soul rejoice,
When by faith I hear His voice,
Since Jesus reigns within. [Refrain]

4 I have heaven in my soul,
Tho’ the billows ‘round me roll,
Since Jesus reigns within;
As I press my onward way
To the land of perfect day,
Since Jesus reigns within. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #271

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: There is gladness in my soul
Title: When Jesus reigns within
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Since Jesus reigns within