If You Want Joy, Real Joy

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, Real Joy
Author: Joseph D. Carlson
Language: English
Copyright: © 1939 by Joseph D. Carlson



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Revival Hymns and Choruses #479

Youth Sings #50

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