The Life of Joy

I've found the life of truest joy

Author: D. W. Whittle
Tune: [I've found the life of truest joy]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’ve found the life of truest joy,
My heart is overflowing;
By day and night my glad employ,
This secret to be showing.

Oh, the joy of loving Jesus,
Oh, the gladness that is giv’n;
When we know the Father sees us
One with Jesus there in Heav’n.

2 Once selfish joy I vainly tried,
And sought the world for pleasure;
Now self with Christ is crucified,
And He is all my treasure. [Refrain]

3 But now the truth that makes me free
Is like a well upspringing;
The risen Christ now lives in me,
And fills my soul with singing. [Refrain]

Source: Northfield Hymnal: for use in evangelistic and church services, conventions, sunday schools, and all prayer and social meetings of the church and home #51

Author: D. W. Whittle

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Text Information

First Line: I've found the life of truest joy
Title: The Life of Joy
Author: D. W. Whittle
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O the joy of loving Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain



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Northfield Hymnal No. 2 #170

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Northfield Hymnal #51

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The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #67

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