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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]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full 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.

Refrain:
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 Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #18

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Alexander's New Revival Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #18TextAudioPage Scan
Famous Gospel Hymns #102Page Scan
Famous Hymns #102Page Scan
Heart Praise #d17
Heavenly Sunlight: containing gems of song for Sunday schools, young people's societies and devotional meetings #64Page Scan
Hymns that Help: in Sunday schools, young people's societies and other church services #112Page Scan
Revive Us #d5
Sacred Chimes, a Book of New and Old Hymns and Tunes #d18
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