Why Do I Sing About Jesus

Deep in my heart there's a gladness

Author: Albert Allen Ketchum
Published in 25 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #596

Author: Albert Allen Ketchum

Little is known about Albert Allen Ketchum, except that he was once a student at Moody Bible Institute, in Chicago, and lived at one time in Long Beach, California. While attending Moody in the early 1920′s, he wrote the words and music for a gospel song called, "Why Do I Sing About Jesus?" It was one of 12 or 15 songs he submitted to Harry Dixon Clarke for publication. --wordwisehymns.com/2010/02/12/… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Deep in my heart there's a gladness
Title: Why Do I Sing About Jesus
Author: Albert Allen Ketchum
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Why do I sing about Jesus
Copyright: Copyright 1923. Renewed 1951 Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188.



The Cyber Hymnal #9816
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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #541

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #561

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #596

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Hymns of Faith #271

Rejoice Hymns #249


Sing Joyfully #321

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The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #739


The Cyber Hymnal #9816

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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