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My Soul Is Filled With Singing

Before I found my Savior I had a load of care

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [Before I found my Savior] (Fuller)
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Before I found my Saviour,
I had a load of care;
No comfort in my sorrow,
No help my yoke to bear;
But now that I know Jesus,
And all my cares are gone,
My soul is fill’d with singing,
And my lips are fill’d with song.

My soul is fill’d with singing,
My days are bright with love;
I’m happy here, and waiting
For the perfect bliss above.

2 Since I have found the Saviour,
My heart is free and light;
My days no more are dreary,
No sadness comes with night;
But joy is mine unceasing,
And sunshine floods my way;
I’m on the road to heaven,
And to everlasting day. [Refrain]

3 I’m ever looking homeward,
Where perfect bliss awaits,
Where crowns await our coming,
Beyond the pearly gates;
My heart is fill’d with longing
To pass those portals fair,
And greet the friends and angels
Who await my coming there. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's New Revival Hymns: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #18

Author: William C. Martin

Rv William Clark Martin USA 1864-1914. Born at Hightstown, NJ, he graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, PA. He became minister of the Grace Baptist Church, Camden, NJ,(1891-1894); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, CT (1894-1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Seymour, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, IN (1904-1909); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, MA (1909-1912); and First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, FL (1912-1914). In 1891 he married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox, and they had at least three children (no names found). He penned many hymn lyrics. He died of heart failure at his farm in Rialto, FL.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Before I found my Savior I had a load of care
Title: My Soul Is Filled With Singing
Author: William C. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bright sunshine, glad sunshine
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Alexander's New Revival Hymns #18

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Evangelistic Edition of Heavenly Sunlight #64

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Famous Gospel Hymns #102

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Famous Hymns #102

Heart Praise #d17

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Heavenly Sunlight #64

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Hymns that Help #112

Revive Us #d5

Sacred Chimes, a Book of New and Old Hymns and Tunes #d18

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