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What a wonderful feeling, just to know he is mine

What a wonderful feeling, just to know he is mine

Author: J. R. Baxter
Tune: [What a wonderful feeling]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 What a wonderful feeling,
Just to know He is mine,
To Him humbly I'm kneeling,
He is a friend divine.

Refrain:
What a wonderful feeling to know He is mine,
Just to be a joint heir with Him brings glory divine;
Ev'ry hour I would serve Him, all to Him consign,
What a wonderful feeling to know He is mine.

2 O what wonderful glory,
Walking with Him each day,
I am singing the story,
Happy along the way. [Refrain]

3 Shadows vanish before me,
I can see His true light,
Wings are hovering o'er me,
Making the pathway bright. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns by the Western Stars #50

Author: J. R. Baxter

Jesse Randall (Pap) Baxter, Jr. (1887-1960) Born: December 8, 1887, Lebanon, Alabama. Died: January 21, 1960. Baxter grew up in De­Kalb Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. In 1926, he bought part of Vir­gil Stamps’ Gos­pel mu­sic firm, which be­came the Stamps-Bax­ter Mu­sic and Print­ing Com­pa­ny, one of the most suc­cess­ful Gos­pel mu­sic pub­lish­ers of the ear­ly 20th Century. Bax­ter ran the com­pa­ny’s Chat­ta­noo­ga, Ten­nes­see, of­fice un­til Stamps’ death in 1940, then moved to Dall­as, Tex­as, to run the main of­fice. Af­ter Bax­ter’s death, his wife, Clarice, ran the bus­i­ness un­til she died; it was then sold to Zon­der­van. Bax­ter was in­duct­ed in­to the South­ern Gos­pel Mu… Go to person page >

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First Line: What a wonderful feeling, just to know he is mine
Author: J. R. Baxter

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Church Hymnal #297

Gospel Quartets #d173

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Hymns by the Western Stars #50

Mississippi Melodies; a Choice Selection of Songs Suitable for Most Any Occasion #d137

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