Jesus my joy shall be

Living with him the Lord I love

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Living with him the Lord I love
Title: Jesus my joy shall be
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Dearer he grows each day to me
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