Amid the joyous scenes of earth

Amid the joyous scenes of earth

Author: J. M. Evans
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: J. M. Evans

Evans, John M. (Hilltown, Pennsylvania, November 30, 1825--?). Baptist. Appointed superintendent of the Sunday School at Tenth Baptist Church, Philadelphia, in 1854. Under his direction, the Sunday School became the first in that city to make music a prominent feature of its activities. In 1872, he was elected President of the Baptist Sunday School Association of Philadelphia. Author of several hymns and tunes. Included in Devotional Hymn Book (Philadelphia, 1864) is the text "Amid the joyous scenes of earth" which is interesting in that the refrain is the same as the one for the Doddridge text "Oh, happy day, that fixed my choice." --Deborah Carlton Loftis, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amid the joyous scenes of earth
Author: J. M. Evans
Refrain First Line: Happy day, happy day, When Jesus washed my sins away

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Companion of Praise for the Sunday School, Family and Prayer Meeting #d6

The Children's Choir #d1

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #303

The Devotional Hymn Book #d19

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