Sweeter every moment

My happy heart today with joy is singing

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [My happy heart today with joy is singing]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 My happy heart today with joy is singing
The praises of the one who saved my soul;
By faith unto His promise I am clinging
And resting in the love that made me whole.

Sweeter ev’ry moment of the day,
Dearer all along my pilgrim way;
Jesus is my comfort and my stay,
His love is growing sweeter ev’ry day.

2 Tho’ human love should cease and friends should leave me,
The love of Christ forever will remain;
His heart of great compassion will receive me
His mercy and His grace shall never wane. [Refrain]

3 His everlasting arms of love enfold me,
I’m sheltered by the power of His might;
He walks with me to counsel and uphold me,
I’m walking in the blessed gospel light. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Full Salvation #59

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

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First Line: My happy heart today with joy is singing
Title: Sweeter every moment
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Copyright: Public Domain



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Songs of Full Salvation #d121

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Songs of Full Salvation #59

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The Church School Hymnal #149

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