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Love keeps me singing

There is gladness in my spirit

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [There is gladness in my spirit]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There is gladness in my spirit, there is sunshine in my soul,
For I walk and talk with Jesus day by day;
And I love Him, dearly love Him, who redeemed and made me whole;
O ‘tis love that keeps me singing on my way.

O ‘tis love that keeps me singing,
Love of Jesus, true and strong,
Glorifies my sweetest song;
O ‘tis love that keeps me singing,
Keeps me singing on my way.

2 Like the birds that wake the woodlands with their melody of song,
Like the streamlet making music in its flow,
I will make the world the brighter as I pass my way along;
For ‘tis love that keeps me singing as I go. [Refrain]

3 If the heart is always happy with the love of Christ within,
Then the face will wreathe His praises in a smile;
I will do my duty gladly in this world of strife and sin,
And His love will keep me singing all the while. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #74

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is gladness in my spirit
Title: Love keeps me singing
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: O 'tis love that keeps me singing



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Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #74TextAudioPage Scan
Hymns that Help: in Sunday schools, young people's societies and other church services #102Page Scan
Our Hymns: compiled for use in the services of the Baptist Temple #116Page Scan
Song Service and Revival #d107
World-Wide Hosannas #18Page Scan
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