It is Jesus

When the days are bright as some days will be

Author: William C. Poole
Tune: [When the days are bright, as some days will be]
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 When the days are bright, as some days will be;
When the cause of right wins the victory;
When the sunbeams play over life’s glad day,
There is One who can cheer us along our way.

Refrain:
It is Jesus, blessed Jesus,
He’s the One who knows our ev’ry need;
It is Jesus, blessed Jesus,
He’s a Savior indeed.

2 As we travel on to the great white throne,
There is One who all of the way makes known;
And the way He shows, for the way He knows,
And He tempers for us each wind that blows. [Refrain]

3 When the shadows come, as sometimes they will;
When the days are dark and the winds are chill,
There is One whose light with a glory bright
Will above us shine thro’ the darkest night. [Refrain]

4 When we try so hard and we seem to fail,
When our hopes are lost in the stormy gale,
There is One who cares just how each one fares,
And the wind and storms with His own He shares. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Full Salvation #8

Author: William C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. 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: When the days are bright as some days will be
Title: It is Jesus
Author: William C. Poole
Refrain First Line: It is Jesus blessed Jesus

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Instances

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Glorious Gospel Hymns #549
Praise and Worship (The Nazarene Hymnal) #295
Praise and Worship: hymnal #295
Songs of Full Salvation #d217
Songs of Full Salvation #8TextAudioPage Scan
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