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Sing in happy measures of our Father's love

Sing in happy measures of our Father's love

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Sing in happy measures]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Sing in happy measures
Of our Father’s love,
Count the many pleasures
Coming from above;
Ev’ry gift a token
Of His tender care,
May our thanks, outspoken,
Praise to heaven bear.

Refrain:
Singing, sweetly singing,
On the King’s highway,
Of our Father’s mercy,
Ev’ry passing day;
Singing of His goodness,
And His tender care;
May our songs of gladness
Praise to heaven bear.

2 Sing the wondrous story
Of our Savior’s grace,
Yielding His bright glory
For the sinner’s place;
Sing His mercies tender
Falling as the dew,
And the fadeless splendor
Of His promise true. [Refrain]

3 Sing in happy measures
When the heart’s cast down;
Sing immortal treasures,
Sing of glory’s crown;
Ev’ry cloud of sorrow
Soon will pass away;
Then the joyful morning,
God’s eternal day! [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #72

Author: Eliza 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: Sing in happy measures of our Father's love
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Singing, sweetly singing, on the King's highway

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