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Joyfully!

Hymns of sweetest praise let all his children sing

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Hymns of sweetest praise let all his children sing]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hymns of sweetest praise let all his children sing,
Joyfully, joyfully!
Glad hosannas to the Lord, our glorious King,
Joyfully, joyfully!

Chorus:
Praise the Lord, the mighty King,
To his feet your tribute bring;
Let both heav’n and earth with alleluias ring
Joyfully, joyfully!

2 Sing of Jesus and his dear redeeming love,
Joyfully, joyfully!
Sing of that sweet home prepared for us above,
Joyfully, joyfully! [Chorus]

3 Hearts afar from Christ will hear the blessed strain,
Joyfully, joyfully!
To the Shepherd’s fold will they return again,
Joyfully, joyfully! [Chorus]

4 Sweeter songs will ring upon that blissful shore,
Joyfully, joyfully!
When we see his face, and praise him evermore,
Joyfully, joyfully! [Chorus]


Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #15

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hymns of sweetest praise let all his children sing
Title: Joyfully!
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Praise the Lord, the mighty King
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: Public Domain

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