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I will Try to Make Someone Happy Today

I’ve a Savior whom I love and fain would please

Author: Mary Ella Cornell
Tune: [I’ve a Savior whom I love and fain would please]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I will try to make those happy whom I meet,
And will speak a kindly word whene’er I can;
And from those who would rejoice at one’s defeat
Win a deed to aid a struggling fellow-man.

I will try, I will try to make someone happy today,
By a kindly word or a helpful deed,
“For the Master’s sake” I’ll see a brother’s need;
I will try, really try in an earnest sort of a way,
Yes, I’ll try, really try to make someone happy today.

2 I will try to help a weaker one to rise,
I will try to help him bear his heavy load;
It is not an easy climb where glory lies,
And the upward path is not an easy road. [Refrain]

3 I’ve a brother or a sister in my home,
Or there’s one who works beside me all the day;
If I seek a chance I have not far to roam,
For the kindly word that I to them should say. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #9

Author: Mary Ella Cornell

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Text Information

First Line: I’ve a Savior whom I love and fain would please
Title: I will Try to Make Someone Happy Today
Author: Mary Ella Cornell
Language: English



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Jubilate #9

Junior Praises #d27

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New Songs of Pentecost #0

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