Ye happy saints, the Lamb adore. Holy Baptism. For Immersion, first appeared in a Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns, Boston, 1808, from whence it passed in an altered form as:—"Come, happy souls, adore the Lamb," into Winchell's Supplement to Watts, 1819. It is found in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866, and many modern American Baptist collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Come, happy souls, adore His Name. An altered form of T. Baldwin's "Ye happy saints, the Lamb adore," p. 108, ii. 3, in the American Sursum Corda, 1898, and others.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)