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Songs of hope and joy

O come, let happy voices

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [O come, let happy voices]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O come, let happy voices
Their sweetest notes employ,
O praise the heav’nly Father
In songs of hope and joy.

Refrain:
Lift high the strains of gladness
And banish gloom and sadness
O praise the heav’nly Father
In songs of hope and joy.

2 Behold the loving-kindness
On every side displayed,
And praise the great Creator
Whose hand the world has made. [Refrain]

3 The smallest flow’r or dewdrop
That beautifies the sod,
With grandest sea and mountain
Exalts the name of God. [Refrain]

4 Like gentle rains descending
Our Maker’s blessings fall,
Unite with Nature’s choral
And praise the Lord of all. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #78

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O come, let happy voices
Title: Songs of hope and joy
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Lift high the strains of gladness



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