Wonderful Jesus

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: Wonderful Jesus, glorious friend
Title: Wonderful Jesus
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Wonderful Jesus, marvelous King



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Complete Christian Hymnal #d274

Everlasting Praises No. 2 #d190

Everlasting Praises No. 4 #d167

New and Old Gospel Songs and Hymns #d188

Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d389

Quartet Song Book No. 10 #d119

Songs of the Blessed Hope #d275

Spiritual Evangel: a Book of Songs with Soul Appeal #d204

Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d265

The Blessed Way #d196

Page Scan

The Gospel Way #127

The Lighthouse in Gospel Song #d231

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