[I've tried in vain a thousand ways] (Harkness)

[I've tried in vain a thousand ways] (Harkness)

Composer: Robert Harkness (1903)
Published in 18 hymnals

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Composer: Robert Harkness

After attending a revival meeting by Reuben Torrey and Charles M. Alexander, Harkness became Alexander’s pianist. He came to Christ shortly thereafter (on a bicycle, he said), and made several round the world tours with Torrey and Alexander. Harkness was especially well known for his program The Music of the Cross, and as the author of correspondence courses in hymn playing. He wrote over 2,000 hymns and Gospel songs in his lifetime. (hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I've tried in vain a thousand ways] (Harkness)
Composer: Robert Harkness (1903)
Incipit: 15431 54356 17654
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #2991
Text: In Jesus
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The Cyber Hymnal #2991

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