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Glad all the day

When the sun is shining bright in the clear

Author: Ida M. Budd
Tune: [When the sun is shining bright in the clear blue sky]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 When the sun is shining bright in the clear blue sky,
And the clouds, so soft and white, are slowly drifting by;
Where the gaily tinted flow’rs their sweet perfume give,
What a pleasant, happy world this is in which to live.

We are glad, so glad all the joyous day,
For we never can be sad while all around our way
We can see His love shining ev’ry where,
And we praise Him that He makes the world so bright and fair.

2 When the tear-like raindrops fall with a patt’ring sound,
To refresh the drooping flowers, and cheer the thirsty ground,
With the flow’rs our hearts rejoice, as they seem to say:
“What a loving hand it is that sends this rain today.” [Refrain]

3 So, in sunshine or in rain, cloudy skies or fair,
We will praise him for his love, and for his tender care;
And we’ll live and work for him ev’ry passing day,
Trusting his dear hand to lead us all along the way. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #30

Author: Ida M. Budd

Ida M. Budd was born in 1859 in a log cabin in Saginaw County, Michigan. When she was three years old her parents moved to Milford, Michigan. She loved nature and books. She decided to be a school teacher, receiving her teaching certificate when she was fifteen. Her first poem was published in 1881. She is known for her poems for children. 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 sun is shining bright in the clear
Title: Glad all the day
Author: Ida M. Budd
Refrain First Line: We are glad, so glad all the joyous day



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Songs of Sovereign Grace #30TextAudioPage Scan
The Revival No. 3: Suitable for All Kinds of Religious Meetings #52Page Scan
The Young People's Hymnal, adapted to the use of Sunday schools, Epworth leagues, prayer meetings, and revivals #48Page Scan