1867–1951
portrait

Feb­ru­a­ry 20, 1867, Lew­is­ton, New York.

Ap­ril 21, 1951, Spring­field, Ohio.

Vale Cem­e­te­ry, Spring­field, Ohio.

Warren was con­vert­ed in 1884 at a re­viv­al near Ban­gor, Mich­i­gan. Two years lat­er he joined Dan­i­el War­ner and his evan­gel­is­tic sing­ing com­pa­ny as a bass sing­er. The group was part of the Church of God Re­for­ma­tion Move­ment in An­der­son, In­di­a­na. War­ren is cred­it­ed with writ­ing over 7,000 songs. His wife was Nan­nie Ki­gar, who be­longed to the sing­ing group that tra­veled the coun­try­side in the late 1800’s.

Warren was a Church of God min­is­ter as well as a song writ­er, and pas­tored sev­er­al con­gre­ga­tions. He al­so worked on pro­duc­ing song books and hym­nals for the Gos­pel Trum­pet Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1888–1940. His works in­clude:

  1. All but Christ, the Won­drous Secret
  2. All in Je­sus
  3. Almost De­cid­ed, Sin­ner
  4. Are We in This World of Sor­row
  5. Are You Not Wea­ry and Tired of Your Sin?
  6. Are You Rea­dy When the Bride­groom Comes?
  7. Ask, and It Shall Be Giv­en You, Bro­ther
  8. As the Pure Glow­ing Sky on a Clear Sum­mer Day
  9. Ask and Ye Shall Re­ceive
  10. Beautiful Ho­li­ness! Theme of the Bi­ble
  11. Beautiful
  12. Behold What Love, Yes, Love Di­vine
  13. Be Not Afraid, ’Tis I
  14. Be Thou Rea­dy, He Doth Call
  15. Blameless Church, The
  16. Blessed Christ of God I See, The
  17. Blessed God of Mer­cy, as We Start in Life
  18. Blessed Je­sus, I Am Bring­ing
  19. Blessed Re­deem­er, I Love Thee So Well
  20. Blow the Gos­pel Trum­pet, Bro­ther, over Land and Sea
  21. By the Grace of God
  22. Can I De­feat My Sav­ior’s Plan?
  23. Cast Thy Bread up­on the Water
  24. Change Is Soon Com­ing, The
  25. Child of God, A
  26. Child of God, Thou’rt Called for Ser­vice
  27. Christ Is Com­ing
  28. Come, All To­ge­ther Now
  29. Come and Rea­son Now with Me
  30. Come Breth­ren, All, in Phal­anx Strong
  31. Come, Pro­di­gal Child, to Your Fa­ther
  32. Come to the Foun­tain So Full and So Free
  33. Come Wor­ship the Lord
  34. Come Ye Pro­di­gal in Sin
  35. Comforter Abides With­in, The
  36. Do You Love the World?
  37. Door of His Mer­cy Is Open, The
  38. Echoes from Glo­ry
  39. Eternity Draws Near
  40. Every Hour for Je­sus
  41. Farewell, Dear Friends, a Long Fare­well
  42. Farther Along
  43. Following Je­sus, Fol­low­ing Je­sus
  44. Forward, For­ward Is the Bat­tle Cry
  45. For Me the Bles­sed Sav­ior Came
  46. Fount of Cleans­ing Flows So Free, A
  47. From the Shin­ing Courts Above
  48. Glorious Things Are Spok­en of Thee
  49. Glory to God in the High­est
  50. God’s Arms Are Un­der­neath Me
  51. God’s Child­ren Were Scat­tered in Ba­bel So Cold
  52. God Is My Keep­er, Whom Shall I Fear?
  53. God Loves My Soul
  54. Have You Heard the Gos­pel, Sin­ner?
  55. Have You Heard the Trum­pet Sound­ing?
  56. Hear the Call for Sol­diers
  57. Hear the Lov­ing Sav­ior Gent­ly Call­ing
  58. Hear the Tid­ings, Loud and Clear
  59. He Hears Me When I Call
  60. He Is Able to De­liv­er Thee, O Sin­ner
  61. He Is Fair­er Than the Fair­est Morn of Earth
  62. He Is Ris­en, Said the An­gel to the Wo­men
  63. He Saves My Soul from Sin’s Do­main
  64. He That Fol­low­eth Me Shall Not Walk in Dark­ness
  65. He That Go­eth Forth and Weep­eth
  66. He Who Was Lord of Lords on High
  67. His Blood Is All My Plea
  68. Hold Fast to the Sav­ior, He Loves You Still
  69. Holy Is the Bi­ble, Ho­ly Is the Lord
  70. Holy Spir­it, Take Thy Place
  71. How Can You Part with Je­sus?
  72. How Sweet Is the Com­fort and Rest of My Soul
  73. If You Want Par­don, Love and Sweet Peace
  74. I’m Abid­ing in Je­sus, What a Bless­ed Place!
  75. I’m in the Lord’s Sac­red Pa­vil­ion
  76. I’m Re­deemed, I Will Pro­claim It
  77. I’m Rest­ing in the Arms
  78. I’m Walk­ing with Je­sus from Day un­to Day
  79. In That Home, with Our Friends and Re­deem­er
  80. In That Land of Rest with Its Joys Un­told
  81. In the Aw­ful Age of Night
  82. In the Bi­ble Je­sus Tells Us
  83. In the Dawn­ing of the Morn­ing
  84. In the Fold of Christ the Shep­herd
  85. In the Ho­ly Ar­my We’ve En­listed
  86. In the Hour of Sore Temp­ta­tion I May Be
  87. In the Res­ur­rec­tion Morn­ing
  88. In This Cold, Dark World We’re Liv­ing
  89. Is God Call­ing Thee, O Guil­ty Sin­ner?
  90. I Am Cling­ing to Je­sus
  91. I Am Com­ing, Lord, to Thee
  92. I Am Free in the All-Cleans­ing Blood
  93. I Am Hap­py in the Lord
  94. I Am Reign­ing with My Bless­ed Lord
  95. I Am Sa­tis­fied in Je­sus
  96. I Am So Glad That the Sav­ior Hath Said
  97. I Can Hear a Sweet Voice
  98. I Have a Home Pre­pared for Me
  99. I Have a Sure and Safe R­etreat
  100. I Have Left All Sin’s Do­min­ion
  101. I Have the Grace My Soul Doth Need
  102. I Have Wan­dered Afar from the Guid­ing Star
  103. I Heard a Lov­ing An­gel’s Voice
  104. I Hear Ce­les­ti­al Mu­sic Strains
  105. I Hunger to Know More of Je­sus
  106. I Love the Dear Re­deem­er’s Name
  107. I Love to Serve My Je­sus
  108. I Must Be a Sol­dier and Bear the Cross
  109. I Need Thy Help, Dear Fa­ther
  110. I Now Am Run­ning in the Chris­tian Race
  111. I Once Was Blind, but Now I See
  112. I Will Bear the Cross with My Lord To­day
  113. I Will Sing Hal­le­lu­jah
  114. I Would Be Clos­er, My Sav­ior
  115. If He Comes
  116. It Is Truly Won­de­rful
  117. Jesus Brought Me on the Moun­tain
  118. Jesus Is My Shep­herd
  119. Jesus Is Ten­der­ly Call­ing
  120. Jesus Christ, the Ho­ly Son
  121. Jesus Is Plead­ing for Thee
  122. Joy Un­speak­a­ble
  123. Keep Me as the Ap­ple of Thine Eye
  124. Keep Me in Touch with Thee
  125. Keep Me Near the Cross
  126. Kept by the Pow­er of God
  127. Kingdom of Peace, The
  128. Lead Me Gent­ly by the Hand
  129. Leaning on the Arms of Je­sus
  130. Let Clo­ven Tongues of Ho­ly Fire
  131. Let Not Your Wea­ry Heart Be Troubled
  132. Let the Child­ren Come
  133. Let Us All Be Good and True
  134. Let Your Light So Shine That the World May See
  135. Like a Rock in the Bil­lows I Would Sta­ble Be
  136. Little Child­ren, Do Not Fear, Je­sus Loves You
  137. Long Have They Wait­ed in the Dark Hea­then Lands
  138. Lord, I Come to Thee with an Ach­ing Heart
  139. Lord In­vites You In, The
  140. Lord Je­sus, My Sweet Rose of Shar­on
  141. Lord Make His Face to Shine on Thee, The
  142. Lord, Take the First Place
  143. Mighty to Save, and Migh­ty to Keep
  144. More I Learn About Je­sus, The
  145. Must I in Sin­ful Bond­age Be?
  146. My Bless­ed Lord, I Will Be Thine
  147. My Bless­ed Lord, Thy Blood Di­vine
  148. My Gar­ments Stained with Sin and Guilt
  149. Ninety-Nine Are Safe­ly Ly­ing, The
  150. Now I Come, My Lord and Sav­ior
  151. Now the Har­vest Time Is Come
  152. Now the Sha­dows Slow­ly Length­en
  153. Now the True Light Is Shin­ing
  154. O Bless­ed Lamb of God So Dear!
  155. O Bro­ther, Will You Bear the Cross?
  156. O Christ Di­vine, O God of Love
  157. O Come to the Bless­ed Re­deem­er Now
  158. O, Come to the Lord To­day
  159. O Come with the Ar­my of the Lord To­day
  160. O Lord Most Ho­ly, to Thee
  161. O Praise the Lord, My Song Shall Be
  162. O Soul, Be Afraid, Thou Shalt Reck­on with God
  163. O the Glad Joy to Know God Is Love
  164. O, Trou­ble Not Thy Heart
  165. O What a Bles­sing That Hea­ven Has Sent
  166. O Who Can Be Idle?
  167. O Will You Come This Ve­ry Night?
  168. Oh, Come Re­ceive the Gos­pel Light
  169. Oh, Drink of the Ri­ver of Plea­sure
  170. Oh, Look at the Faith­ful­ness of Christ Our Lord
  171. Oh, What a Joy­ful As­sur­ance
  172. Oh, Will You Count the Cost To­day?
  173. On Earth There Are Tri­als and Cross­es to Bear
  174. On the Rock
  175. Out on This Dark World, Sav­ior, Am I
  176. Over the Hills the Sun Is Fast Des­cend­ing
  177. Power in the Blood of Je­sus
  178. Praise God for His Grace Be­stowed up­on Me
  179. Praise the Lord, My Soul Is Free
  180. Praise the Lord, There’s Sun­light in My Hap­py Soul To­day
  181. Praise the Lord, Who Made the Earth
  182. Praise the Lord with Sing­ing
  183. Praise the Lord, Ye An­gel
  184. Praise the Name of Je­sus, for His Love to Me
  185. Praise to Christ Anew Is Spring­ing
  186. Praise Ye the Lord
  187. Precious Soul, Pre­pare for the Mid­night Call
  188. Press On, My Bro­ther, Sis­ter
  189. Prince of Glo­ry Con­des­cend­ed
  190. Rejoice in the Lord, I Say Re­joice
  191. Riches of Grace I’ve Found in Thee
  192. Rippling Brook and Flow­ing Stream
  193. Rock, The
  194. Rock of Ag­es, Hide My Soul
  195. Ruler in Ju­dah Came Hum­bly One Night, A
  196. Safely Hid­ing, Should I Fear
  197. Salvation Ech­oes Glad­den
  198. Savior, Com­ing to Thee
  199. Seal of My Par­don Is Writ­ten in His Blood, The
  200. See the Cru­ci­fied Re­deem­er
  201. See, the Dear Child­ren Around You To­day
  202. See the Storm Rag­ing in Fu­ry To­day
  203. Shall I Die Without a Sav­ior?
  204. Shall I Wear That Bright Crown?
  205. Shield of Faith, The
  206. Should You See All Kinds of Sin
  207. Silently, Si­lent­ly, Sleep the Peace­ful Dead
  208. Simply Trust­ing in the Sav­ior
  209. Since You’re Hap­py in the Ser­vice of the Lord
  210. Sing About Je­sus Who Died to Save
  211. Sinner, Hark! The Sav­ior’s Call­ing
  212. Sinner, Have You any Room for Je­sus?
  213. Sinner, See the Bless­ed Sav­ior
  214. Sitting at the Feet of Je­sus, Bless­ed Place
  215. Sweet and Pre­cious Je­sus
  216. Sweet Love That Moved the Heart of God
  217. Sweet Par­a­dise! My Fu­ture Home
  218. Sweet Peace Is Flow­ing, Peace That Will Abide
  219. Sweet Rest in Je­sus, Home of the Soul
  220. Sweet Vale of Eden
  221. Take the Cross and Fol­low Je­sus
  222. Ten Le­pers to Je­sus for Heal­ing Once Came
  223. That Lit­tle Form Be­fore Us
  224. There Are Beams of Bril­liant Sun­light
  225. There Are No Sha­dows With­out the Sun­shine
  226. There Is a Pre­cious Heal­ing Stream
  227. There Is Joy in the Lord
  228. There Is Life For­ev­er­more
  229. There’s a Land of De­light Where the An­gels Dwell
  230. There’s a Place I Long to Be
  231. There’s a Voice Full of Sweet­ness and Love
  232. Think of Your Soul, Poor Sin­ner, To­day
  233. Though I Walk Through the Val­ley
  234. Though Thou Art So Sin­ful, Come to Me
  235. Thy Peace, O God, Doth On­ward Flow
  236. Thy Will Be Done, Thy Will Be Done
  237. Truth Di­vine, by An­gels Spok­en
  238. Truth in Song
  239. Victory
  240. Victory Is Mine, The
  241. Walking Through Life’s Dark Sha­dy Val­ley
  242. Watch for the Mas­ter’s Com­ing
  243. Watch, for the Sav­ior Is Com­ing
  244. Waves of De­vo­tion
  245. Weeping Je­sus, Suf­f’ring One
  246. Weighed in the Bal­ance
  247. We’re Liv­ing by Faith in the Sav­ior Alone
  248. We’re on the Road from Earth to Hea­ven
  249. We Are in the Har­vest Time
  250. We Are Kept by the Pow­er and Fa­vor of God
  251. We Are Lit­tle Flow­ers
  252. We Are Sow­ing Ev­ery Mo­ment
  253. We Have Met in the Name of Our God and King
  254. We Re­mem­ber Well How the Sav­ior Was Tempt­ed
  255. What Are You Sow­ing, Sin­ner?
  256. What if the Mas­ter Should Come?
  257. What So Great, So Grand, and Lovely
  258. What Will You Give in Ex­change for Your Soul?
  259. When All the Dear Child­ren Are Ga­ther­ing Home
  260. When the Ev­en­ing Is Com­ing
  261. When Gal­i­lee Was Rag­ing
  262. When I Be­hold My Bless­ed Sav­ior’s Face
  263. When I Come to the End of My Pil­grim­age Here
  264. When I Get Wea­ry with Toils of the Day
  265. When My Life Work Is End­ed
  266. When the Bride­groom Comes
  267. When the Ev­en­ing Is Com­ing
  268. When the Marr­iage Feast Is Rea­dy in That Pal­ace
  269. When the Night Has Passed Away
  270. When the Port of Hea­ven Opens
  271. When You Wake from Your Slum­ber in the Morn­ing
  272. Where Is Thy Hope, Poor Sin­ner?
  273. Where Shall I Spend My Eter­ni­ty?
  274. Whither Shall I Go for Help?
  275. Who Hath Washed My Sins Away
  276. Who Is Knock­ing at Thy Heart To­day?
  277. Will You Come and Be Free from the Bond­age?
  278. Will You Come to Je­sus?
  279. Without Spot and Blame­less, O Sav­ior
  280. With Joy­ous Tid­ings We Sing
  281. You May Know This Day That Your Sins Are Gone
  1. Behold the Bride­groom
  2. Cuenca
  3. Erlangen
  4. Helsingborg
  5. Hid Away with Je­sus
  6. His Yoke Is Ea­sy
  7. I Know My Name Is There
  8. Last Great Day, The
  9. Love of God (Keel­ing), The
  10. Montenegro
  11. O Praise the Lord!
  12. Patiently Wait­ing
  13. Perfectness
  14. Perishing World, The
  15. River of Peace
  16. Santo Do­min­go
  17. Sin Can Ne­ver En­ter There
  18. Tamil Na­du
  19. This Is Why I Love My Sav­ior
  20. Victory
  21. What a Migh­ty God We Serve!
  22. Word of God (Brooks), The