Joy F. Patterson (b. 1931), of Wassau, Wisconsin, is an elder in the Presbyterian Church who has written many texts and tunes; twenty-nine are collected in Come, You People of the Promise (Hope Publishing, Co., 1994); another collection, Teach Our Eyes New Ways of Seeing, was published in 2005 (Selah). Patterson has enjoyed a varied career as a French professor, homemaker, and claim representative for the Social Security Administration.
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Display Title: When Lazarus Lay within the TombFirst Line: [When Lazarus Lay within the Tomb]Author: Joy F. PattersonScripture: John 1:44Date: 2008Source: Sing, My Soul: The Hymns of David Ashley White (Selah Publishing Co. Inc, 1996)