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There is Joy in Him we Love

Rain and sunshine, night and morning

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Rain and sunshine night and morning]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Rain and sunshine, night and morning,
In the swift, revolving year;
Smiling flow’rs the spring adorning,
Leaves of autumn, brown and sere:
Just as varied is life’s story,
But unchanged our Friend above;
We are singing to His glory,
There is joy in Him we love.

Joy, joy, joy, for the passing days;
Joy, joy, joy, cheering dreary ways;
Joy, joy, joy, O give thanks and praise;
There is joy in Him we love.

2 As the golden hours are flying,
Let us use them all for Him;
On His gracious arm relying,
When the way grows dark and dim.
On the clouds of care and sadness
Will the bow of hope appear,
And we sing in trustful gladness,
There is joy with Jesus near. [Refrain]

3 Joy unfading, heav’nly treasure,
Growing sweeter all the way;
As His grace, in royal measure,
Helps us onward, day by day.
Passing thro’ the lonely valley,
Leaning on the Shepherd true,
Then will faith its forces rally;
There’ll be joy with heav’n in view. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #66

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rain and sunshine, night and morning
Title: There is Joy in Him we Love
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Joy, joy, joy, for the passing days


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