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There's a mighty helper at my side today

There's a mighty helper at my side today

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [There's a mighty Helper at my side to-day] (Ackley)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There's a mighty Helper at my side today,
One who keeps me singing all along the way,
One who pleaded with me when I went astray;
That's the kind of Savior I have found (I have found.)

Chorus:
That's the kind of Savior I have found, (have found,)
And with joy I spread the news around, (news around,)
Of the One who died that we might ever live;
That's the kind of Savior I have found. (I have found.)

2 When the storm was sweeping o'er my lonely soul,
When of self, despairing, I had lost control,
Jesus whispered peace to me and mede me whole;
That's the kind of Savior I have found (I have found.) [Chorus]

3 There is some One holding out His arms to you,
One who wants to help you to be good and true,
There is One who wants to make me happy too;
That's the kind of Savior I have found (I have found.) [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #39

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's a mighty helper at my side today
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: That's the kind of Savior I have found

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The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #39

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Crowns #d171

Songs of Salvation and Service. #d256

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The New Praiseworthy #39

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