What a Day That Will Be

When God's children cease to roam and with Him are safe at home

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [When God's children cease to roam]
Published in 9 hymnals

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 God's children cease to roam and with Him are safe at home
Title: What a Day That Will Be
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: What a day that will be



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Calvary Hymns #42

Cornelius' Gospel Songs #7

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d243

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Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #41

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d224

Home Gospel Songs #d260

Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d231

Praises #d106

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Songs of the Cross #11

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