Happy hearts, light and gay

Happy hearts, light and gay

Author: J. C. Leinbach
Tune: [Happy hearts, light and gay]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Happy hearts light and gay,
Have we children on this day;
Christ is born, let us sing
Praises to our King.

Refrain:
Happily we’ll gladly sing
Alleluias to our King,
Bethlehem’s Babe, born today—
Sing our merry lay.

2 Gentle hearts, ever fair,
Beating with the love we bear;
Precious buds, full of life,
Keep us from all strife. [Refrain]

3 Mary’s Child, Bethlehem’s babe,
Little children He will save;
Every heart may be bright,
Jesus gives the light. [Refrain]

4 Holy babe, every day
Keep us in the narrow way,
Help us all strive to be
Thine eternally. [Refrain]

Source: The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #258

Author: J. C. Leinbach

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Text Information

First Line: Happy hearts, light and gay
Author: J. C. Leinbach
Refrain First Line: Happily we'll gladly sing
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Praise Hymnal #258

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #28

The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d57

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The Sunday School Hymnal #258

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The Sunday School Hymnal #258

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