The Hem of His Garment

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Weak and weary, poor and sinful
Title: The Hem of His Garment
Author: Robert Lowry
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Let me touch the hem of His garment
Copyright: Public Domain



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Precious Hymns #261

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Songland Melodies ... a New Song Book for Revivals #d239

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