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When clouds of trouble gather near

When clouds of trouble gather near

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [When clouds of trouble gather near]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When clouds of trouble gather near,
And fill our souls with doubt and fear,
Though friends grow cold and disappear,
We’ll find no change in Jesus.

No change in him, no change in him,
All glory to his precious name!
For us his love remains the same;
We find no change in Jesus.

2 When foes surprise and lay us low,
And swell our hearts with pain and woe,
And friends, unheeding, onward go,
We’ll find no change in Jesus. [Refrain]

3 When fortune turns from us away,
And poverty our lives display,
Though friends their shallow hearts betray,
We’ll find no change in Jesus. [Refrain]

4 And so ‘twill be until the end;
We’ll ever have a precious friend
Upon whose love we may depend;
We’ll find no change in Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #26

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: When clouds of trouble gather near
Author: James Rowe


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Songs for All #26

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Songs of Love Divine #26

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