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The trusting heart goes singing

The trusting heart goes singing

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [The trusting heart goes singing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The trusting heart goes singing,
Whatever may betide,
To Jesus’ promise clinging,
Redeemer, Friend, and Guide.

Refrain:
Singing, singing,
The trusting heart goes singing;
Taking Jesus at His word,
Following where His call is heard,
The trusting heart goes singing, singing, singing.

2 The trusting heart is ready
To do the Master’s will,
With purpose true and steady,
His bidding to fulfill. [Refrain]

3 The trusting heart with gladness
Receives all heav’nly gifts;
In days of grief and sadness,
The song of hope it lifts. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #78

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The trusting heart goes singing
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Singing, singing, the trusting heart

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #78

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Sacred Songs No. 1 #78

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