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I know that I have Jesus

Though loved ones vanish from my side

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Though loved ones vanish from my side]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Tho’ lov’d ones vanish from my side,
And grief and pain with me abide,
I still am fully satisfied—
I know that I have Jesus.

Jesus, Jesus,
Gentle, loving Jesus!
For life and for eternity,
I know that I have Jesus.

2 Tho’ heavy be my load of care,
And trials meet me ev’rywhere,
With patience I my cross will bear,—
I know that I have Jesus. [Refrain]

3 When Satan’s arrows round me fly,
And sin, a torrent, rushes by,
A never-failing friend is nigh,—
I know that I have Jesus. [Refrain]

4 And when the angel shall appear,
To call me thro’ the valley drear,
I shall not dread, nor doubt, nor fear,—
I know that I have Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #116

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: Though loved ones vanish from my side
Title: I know that I have Jesus
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Jesus, gentle, loving Jesus



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Adult Bible Class Hymnal No. 1 #d124
Hymns of Worship and Songs of the Gospel #d290
New Songs of Pentecost #143Page Scan
New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #115Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #195Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #113Page Scan
Songs for All #116TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Love Divine #116Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #47TextPage Scan
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