If You Want Joy

If you want joy, real joy, wonderful joy

Author: Joseph D. Carlson
Tune: [If you want joy, real joy, wonderful joy]
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Representative Text

If you want joy, real joy, wonderful joy,
Let Jesus come into your heart;
If you want joy, real joy, wonderful joy,
Let Jesus come into your heart;
Your sins He’ll wash away,
Your night He’ll turn to day,
Your life He’ll make over anew;
If you want joy, real joy, wonderful joy,
Let Jesus come into your heart.

Source: Yes, Lord!: Church of God in Christ hymnal #301

Author: Joseph D. Carlson

Carlson, Joseph D. Born on April 7, 1915, Minneapolis, Minnesota, son of Sever and Agusta Carlson. Before conversion, conducted a dance orchestra, then became a C&MA pastor and evangelist, traveling extensively in the United States and Canada, speaker at conventions and youth gatherings. Former director of Toronto Youth for Christ. Author of popular chorus (1939) "If You Want Joy, Real Joy, Wonderful Joy," written soon after conversion as a personal testimony, for which verses have been supplied for Hymns of the Christian Life, 1978 edition. Primarily interested in evangelism and missions, made annual visits to mission fields. Served as Executive Director of International Christian Ministries and of the Mission to Children, Inc. Conducted d… Go to person page >

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First Line: If you want joy, real joy, wonderful joy
Title: If You Want Joy
Author: Joseph D. Carlson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Yes, Lord! #301

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