Jesus, Lord, We Joy Before Thee

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1 Jesus, Lord, we joy before Thee,
Sorrow’s night is o’er;
Foes are vanquished, Thou art Victor,
Evermore.

2 All the way Thy love has trodden,
We with gladness trace,
All Thy faithfulness and meekness,
All Thy grace.

3 To Thy Father’s will obedient,
Thou to death hast been,
Righteousness and peace embracing
There are seen.

4 ’Tis as risen, Lord, we hail Thee,
Shadows passed away;
Love has triumphed; Thou hast made us
Thine for aye.

5 Now the Father’s name Thou tellest;
Joy is in Thine heart;
In His love in which Thou dwellest
We have part.

6 Joy we thus in Thee, Lord Jesus,
Gladly praising Thee;
Thine the triumph, Thine the glory
Ever be.

Author: Inglis Fleming, 1859=1955

Born: January 14, 1859, Islington, Middlesex, England. Died: May 13, 1955, Los Angeles, California. Buried: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Washington. Mr. Fleming was a schoolmaster and lived at one time in West Street, Gateshead. He attended the gathering in Alexander Hall. He was an able orator, preacher and minister of the truth of God. He strongly advised young brothers and sisters to memorize whole chapters of Scripture when he used to conduct meetings in Sutton. Many articles were contributed to Scripture Truth during the years 1910 to 1938. He moved to the U.S.A. in 1926 and died in California. He was able to converse about his association with many of the early brethren. Pete Fleming, who was one of the five martyrs slain by… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, Lord, we joy before Thee
Title: Jesus, Lord, We Joy Before Thee
Author: Inglis Fleming, 1859=1955
Meter: 8.5.8.3
Source: Little Flock Hymn Book, 1903
Language: English
Notes: Alternate tunes: BULLINGER by Ethelbert W. Bullinger; STACY by Ira D. Sankey
Copyright: Public Domain

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