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Happy Day of Joy Returning

Happy day of joy, returning

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Tune: [Happy day of joy, returning]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Happy day of joy, returning,
There we hail, to thee we sing
Festal songs to greet thy coming
Through the air with gladness ring.

Swell the chorus, swell the chorus,
Swell the chorus loud and deep.
Let it gladly onward sweep,
Swell the chorus, swell the chorus,
Ring it sweetly o’er and o‘er,
As we meet once more.

2 Like the dew, in silence falling
While we sleep, at God’s command
Many mercies have descended
From the Father’s loving hand. [Refrain]

3 Peace be with us here assembled,
Joy attend this pleasant hour.
And the God we love uphold us
By his gracious heavenly power. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #11

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner

Fronie Bell Turner, married to Rev. R. N. Turner, pastor in the Protestant Episcopal Church. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Happy day of joy, returning
Title: Happy Day of Joy Returning
Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Refrain First Line: Swell the chorus
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Gathered Jewels, No.2 #d45

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Sunday-School Praises #11

Sunlit Songs #d29

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