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I'm happy, so happy in Jesus today, I've a joy that the world may not know

I'm happy, so happy in Jesus today, I've a joy that the world may not know

Author: John R. Clements
Tune: [I’m happy, so happy in Jesus today]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’m happy, so happy in Jesus today,
I’ve a joy that the world may not know;
He has taken my sins and put them away,
He has washed ev’ry stain white as snow.

Refrain:
His word makes me sure
And his blood makes me pure,
Hallelujah, what joy is mine!
His ways all are peace,
And his love will never cease,
Hallelujah, what joy is mine!

2 I’m resting so sweetly in Jesus’ control,
Not an hour but he keeps me secure;
And tho’ trials, like waves, may over me roll,
By his help I am made to endure. [Refrain]

3 I’m telling the story again and again,
Of a Savior whose love ne’er can die;
How he left his bright home in heaven for men,
To prepare them for glory on high. [Refrain]

4 I some day shall see him and know him full well,
In his likeness my spirit shall share;
Oh, what rapture ‘twill be forever to dwell
With my Savior who’ll welcome me there. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #21

Author: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm happy, so happy in Jesus today, I've a joy that the world may not know
Author: John R. Clements
Refrain First Line: His word makes me sure

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #21

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The Redeemer's Praise #124

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