The Sunshine of My Heart

Jesus is the Sunshine of my heart

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Tune: [Jesus is the sunshine of my heart]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

Jesus is the sunshine of my heart,
Jesus is the sunshine of my heart,
Joy and peace eternal He doth impart,
Jesus is the sunshine of my heart.

Source: Pilot Hymns #157

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is the Sunshine of my heart
Title: The Sunshine of My Heart
Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Publication Date: 1925
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1925.



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Pilot Hymns #157

The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d175

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