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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

I shall see him by and by

When my heart is heavy burdened

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [When my heart is heavy burdened]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 When my heart is heavy burdened, when so distant seems the goal,
And the dreary shadows darken all thy sky,
O how sweet to hear the whisper of the Love of my soul,
And to know that I shall see Him by and by.

I shall see my Redeemer by and by,
I shall see my Redeemer by and by;
O the joy it will be to see His face,
Shouting forth the wonders of His saving grace.

2 When the toil of day seems fruitless, when at eve no sheaves are mine,
And I send the homeward way with empty hands,
O how sweet to catch the comfort of my precious Friend divine,
And to know that my Redeemer understands. [Refrain]

3 I will trust His love completely and be ready for His call,
Naught shall cause my soul to wander form His fold;
He will share my cares and troubles, lead me safely thro’ them all,
Till my Lord, in all His beauty, I behold. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #102

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 my heart is heavy burdened
Title: I shall see him by and by
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: I shall see my Redeemer by and by


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Sacred Praise #102

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