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Happy, Savior, should I be

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1 Happy, Savior, should we be
If we could but trust in thee;
Trust thy wisdom e’er to guide,
Trust thy goodness to provide.

Refrain:
Happy, yes, most happy we,
If we could but trust in thee,
Trust thy mighty love and power
Every day and every hour.

2 Trust in joy and trust in grief,
Trust thy promise for relief;
Trust thy blood to cleanse each soul,
Trust thy grace to make it whole. [Refrain]

3 Trust in sickness, trust in health;
Trust in poverty and wealth;
Trust thee as the only light,
In the darkest hour of night. [Refrain]

Source: Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #130

Author: Edwin H. Nevin

Nevin, Edwin Henry, D.D., son of Major David Nevin, was born at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, May 9, 1814. He graduated in Arts at Jefferson College, 1833; and in Theology at Princeton Seminary, in 1836. He held several pastorates as a Presbyterian Minister from 1836 to 1857; then as a Congregational Minister from 1857 to 1868; and then, after a rest of six years through ill health, as a Minister of the Reformed Church, first at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and then in Philadelphia. Dr. Nevin is the author of several hymns, the more important of which are:— 1. Always with me [us], always with [us] me. Jesus always present. 2. Come up hither, come away. Invitation Heavenward. 3. Happy, Saviour, would I be. Trust. This is given in t… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Happy, Savior, should I be
Author: Edwin H. Nevin
Copyright: Public Domain

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a110

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa110

Baptist Harmony #d87

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Chapel Melodies #153

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Hymns of Worship #361

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #786

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b831

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #831

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Songs for the Sanctuary #831

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Songs for the Sanctuary #831

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Songs for the Sanctuary #831

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #831

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #831

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Songs of the Church #466

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #110

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The Congregational Hymn Book #616

The Sabbath Chimes #d82

The Service of Praise #d108

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The Students' Hymnal; hymns of praise, with selections from scripture for reading and chanting #106

The Vestry Hymn Book #d153

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Wondrous Love #130

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