Sweet communion is mine with Jesus

Sweet communion is mine with Jesus

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Tune: [Sweet communion is mine with Jesus]
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1 Sweet communion is mine with Jesus,
Since I have chosen the better part,
Forth I go on my way rejoicing,
There’s always a song in my heart.

There’s always a song,
Always a song,
A beautiful song in my heart;
Savior divine, since thou art mine,
There’s always a song in my heart.

2 Oh, how pleasant to walk beside him,
Doing the things he would have me do;
Blessed mission to bring to others
A Savior so precious and true. [Refrain]

3 When temptations and doubts o’ertake me,
He is a faithful and present aid;
More than conqueror since I trust him,
No longer my soul is dismayed. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ the shadows may close around me,
Weeping endure thro’ the fleeting night,
Mine the Comforter, soon the morning
Shall dawn on my glorified sight. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #33

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sweet communion is mine with Jesus
Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Refrain First Line: There's always a song
Copyright: Public Domain


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