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O the joy while thus we meet

O the joy while thus we meet

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: PRECIOUS WORDS
Published in 3 hymnals

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1. O the joy while thus we meet,
Learning here at Jesus’ feet
Words of truth that point the way
To realms of day!
Precious words of worth untold,
Ever new but never old,
May we read them o’er and o’er,
And love them more.

2. Words that tell of Him who came
In His Father’s blessèd name;
And the angels at His birth
Sang Peace on earth;
Words that tell His love to men,
How He died and rose again,
To provide a mansion fair
That we might share.

3. Words that kindly say to all,
While their tones like music fall,
Come to Jesus while you may;
He calls today;
If our heart we open wide,
He will then with us abide;
We may dwell with Him above,
Where all is love.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5674

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: O the joy while thus we meet
Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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The Cyber Hymnal #5674
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