O What Happy Ones Are We

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1 O what happy ones are we,
For the Saviour is our Friend,
And He promises to be
Such, until the world shall end.

Happy, happy ones are we,
Little children tho' we be;
We the Lord some day shall see,
O what happy ones are we!

2 We are but a little band,
But the Saviour Christ we love,
And we will for Jesus stand,
Till He takes us home above. [Refrain]

3 Jesus died for children, too,
And the children love His name,
He has made our hearts anew,
Glory! glory to the Lamb. [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #387

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

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First Line: O what happy ones are we
Title: O What Happy Ones Are We
Author: Charles Price Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Happy, happy ones are we
Copyright: Public Domain


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