Lewis Edgar Jones


Born In : Yates City, Knox County, Illinois, USA

Lewis Edgar Jones authored nearly 200 hymns in his lifetime, many still sung daily in Christian churches across the world. Some of his works include “I’ve Anchored in Jesus,” “Lean on His Arms,” “The Old Book Stands,” “We Shall See the King Some Day” with his most popular hymn being “There Is Power in the Blood.” Jones graduated from the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois, in the same class as evangelist Billy Sunday. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Lewis Edgar, Edgar Lewis and Mary Slater.