God Has Smiled on Me

Author: Isaiah Jones, Jr.

Isaiah Jones, Jr. (1940–2008) was an award-winning musician and Presbyterian minister. Jones authored more than 100 hymns. His works have appeared in Presbyterian, United Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, Baptist, and Catholic hymnals. "Fill My Cup" (1969) has been recorded by over 15 groups. "God Has Smiled on Me" was featured in the 1988 movie Clara's Heart. In 1973, the Gospel Music Academy named him "best songwriter of the year." He performed on Robert Shuller's television show Hour of Power and with the Billy Graham Crusade, and in 2001 on the nationally syndicated radio broadcast The Protestant Hour. In 2001, he recorded the album Everlasting God Be Blessed. Jones earned his B.A. from California State University, Los Angeles in… Go to person page >

Author: Hezekiah Brinson Jr., b. 1958

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Text Information

First Line: He is the source of all my joy
Title: God Has Smiled on Me
Author: Isaiah Jones, Jr.
Author: Hezekiah Brinson Jr., b. 1958 (Refrain)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God has smiled on me
Copyright: © 1973 Davike Music Company. Assigned 1986 Fricout Music Company/Davike Music Company.



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

African American Heritage Hymnal #152

Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #499

Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #52


Sing! A New Creation #191

This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #190

Total Praise: Songs and other worship resources for every generation #149

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