Joy and Sunshine

Jesus is my joy and sunshine

Author: Mary F. Marsh
Tune: [Jesus is my joy and sunshine]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus is my joy and sunshine,
All along life’s dreary way;
His blest presence makes my pathway
Bright as heaven’s golden day.

Chorus:
Joy, joy, blessed joy and sunshine,
Fills my happy soul today;
Peace, blessed peace is ever mine,
Shining all along my way.

2 And the glory of His presence
Fills my weary soul with peace;
And my heart is full of gladness—
Full of songs that never cease. [Chorus]

3 Day by day the way grows brighter;
O’er my path heav’n’s golden ray
Sheds its beams of glorious sunlight,
Like unto the “perfect day.” [Chorus]

4 Beauties never seen by mortals,
To the eye of faith appears;
As we near the heav’nly portals,
Far beyond this vale of tears. [Chorus]


Source: Melodies of Salvation #155

Author: Mary F. Marsh

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is my joy and sunshine
Title: Joy and Sunshine
Author: Mary F. Marsh
Refrain First Line: Joy, joy blessed joy
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Bright Melodies #123

Melodies of Salvation #d75

Melodies of Salvation #d114

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Melodies of Salvation #155

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5 #123

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #123

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