Thy Word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart.@Jeremiah 15:16
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Eliza E. Hewitt (1851-1920)

Eliza E. Hewitt, 1917.

Charles H. Gabriel (🔊 pdf nwc). Some hymnals show the composer as S. B. Jackson, Gabriel’s pseudonym.

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Charles H. Gabriel (1856-1932)

There’s a clear fountain flowing
From the bright throne above,
And its waters are glowing
With the sunshine of love;
Take the blest consolation,
Which the Lord will bestow,
Take the cup of salvation—
Let the joy overflow.

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O the joy! With this wondrous salvation
Be our hearts all aglow;
O the joy! Let the blessing run over,
And joy overflow.

Many hearts need the story—
Are athirst for His grace;
Go to them with His glory
Shining out from your face;
Tell of Jesus your Savior!
If His mercies you know,
Show the light of His favor—
Let the joy overflow.

Refrain

Be our lives freely yielded to the Savior’s command;
By His care ever shielded
And upheld by His hand;
In the pathways of sadness,
Sweetest lilies may grow;
Let us sow seeds of gladness—
Let the joy overflow.

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