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O I am so happy all the day

O I am so happy all the day

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Tune: [O I am so happy all the day]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Oh, I am so happy all the day,
My burdens have all rolled away;
I cast all my care on Christ, my Lord,
And I’m trusting in His precious word.

I know I am His and He is mine,
My all to His care I now resign;
No foe can my peaceful spirit harm
While I lean on my dear Saviour’s arm.

2 Oh, I am so happy all the time,
Hope’s bells of joy so sweetly chime;
And goodness and mercy shall attend
All my journey to its blissful end. [Refrain]

3 Oh, I am so happy in the Lord,
He is my shield and my reward;
No valley of shadow will I fear
While my Comforter and Guide is near. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #179

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O I am so happy all the day
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Refrain First Line: I know I am his and he is mine
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