Serve the Lord with Gladness

Serve the Lord with gladness, In our works and ways

Author: B. B. McKinney
Tune: LEE (McKinney)
Published in 19 hymnals

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Author: B. B. McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Serve the Lord with gladness, In our works and ways
Title: Serve the Lord with Gladness
Author: B. B. McKinney
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "Serve Him with gladness," enter His courts with song
Copyright: © 1931. Renewal 1959 Broadman Press



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #495

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #382

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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