God Is Good to Me

Sunshine falls about me, flowers strew my way

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [Sunshine falls about me, flowers strew my way]
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1 Sunshine falls about me, flowers strew my way,
In my heart is music all the day;
Burdens cease to weary, sorrows melt away:
God is very good to me.

God, the Lord, is good to me,
Gentle, kind and true to me;
Strews my path with sunbeams, fills my heart with joy;
O, He is so good to me.

2 Summertime has come forever in my soul
Since I gave my Saviour all control;
O, how light my heart is since He made me whole:
He is good, so good to me. [Refrain]

3 Daily He bestows on me amazing grace,
Daily lets me feel His kind embrace;
And, upon the morrow, I shall see His face:
O, He is so good to me. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #99

Author: William C. Martin

Rv William Clark Martin USA 1864-1914. Born at Hightstown, NJ, he graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, PA. He became minister of the Grace Baptist Church, Camden, NJ,(1891-1894); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, CT (1894-1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Seymour, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, IN (1904-1909); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, MA (1909-1912); and First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, FL (1912-1914). In 1891 he married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox, and they had at least three children (no names found). He penned many hymn lyrics. He died of heart failure at his farm in Rialto, FL.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sunshine falls about me, flowers strew my way
Title: God Is Good to Me
Author: William C. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God, the Lord, is good to me
Copyright: Public Domain


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