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