I will Praise Him

Representative Text

1 In our days of care and sorrow
Oft we turn, with eyes grown dim,
To the Lord who holds the morrow
And who bids us come to him.

Chorus:
I will praise him, I will praise him,
For his mercy floweth free!
I will praise him, yes, I'll praise him,
For he ever cares for me!
I will praise him, I will praise him,
For his mercy floweth free!
I will praise him, yes, I'll praise him,
For he ever cares for me!

2 When our cup is full of pleasure
And his mercy crowns our days,
He will add unbounded measure,
If we bring him songs of praise. [Chorus]

3 Ev'ry gift, both good and perfect,
All that cometh from above,
Calls for grateful, humble worship,
Songs of praise to prove our love. [Chorus]

4 Let us come with all our sadness,
Weary nights and dreary days,
And in times of joy and gladness
Let us bring him songs of praise. [Chorus]

Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #164

Author: Jennie Evelyn Hussey

Jane Evelyn Hussy was born 8 February 1874 in Henniker, N.H. She was an invalid from rheumatism. She began writing verse as a child. The first were published when she was thirteen. At sixteen she began to write stories, articles and designs for crochet needlework for magazines. In 1898 her first hymns were published. She was a member of the Society of Friends. 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: In our days of care and sorrow
Title: I will Praise Him
Author: Jennie Evelyn Hussey
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