With joyful hearts we hail

With joyful hearts we hail

Author: Robert Lowry
Tune: [With joyful hearts we hail the day]
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1 With joyful hearts we hail the day
That finds us tracing all our way;
That bids us lift our eyes and see
The love that crowns our Jubilee.

2 Here we recall, with sweet accord,
The faithful servants of the Lord,
Who now from all their toil are free,
And sing with us our Jubilee.

3 Here we recount the deeds of grace
That made our house a holy place;
That taught our souls from sin to flee,
And gave us songs of Jubilee.

4 Lord, as Thy gracious hand we view,
Our former vows we here renew;
May all be found at last with Thee,
And join the heav’nly Jubilee.

Source: The Bright Array #119

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

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First Line: With joyful hearts we hail
Author: Robert Lowry
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Bright Array #119

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