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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.

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 >

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



Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

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

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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