I Am Happy in the Lord

I am happy in the Lord, sweetly trusting

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [I am happy in the Lord] (Casselberry)
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 I am happy in the Lord,
Sweetly trusting in His word;
And I know the wondrous joy of sins forgiv’n,
For I’ve found a resting place,
In the fullness of His grace,
So that ev’ry moment brings me nearer heav’n.

Refrain:
Jesus, Jesus, blessed Jesus,
Keep me ever a child of Thine;
Jesus, Jesus, blessed Jesus,
Keep me faithful by grace divine.

2 Just to know and do His will
Just to listen and be still;
Is a blessing that the world may never find,
Where He sends ‘tis joy to go,
For rich blessings overflow,
In the service of the Master ever kind. [Refrain]

3 In His presence I am blest,
In the sweetness of His rest,
There is nothing I for Him would not endure,
For His goodness will sustain
Ev’ry hour of grief or pain,
And the promise of His word I know is sure. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #57

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: I am happy in the Lord, sweetly trusting
Title: I Am Happy in the Lord
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Jesus, blessed Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

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