My heart rejoices in Your salvation.@Psalm 13:5
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John S. B. Monsell
(1811–1875)

Words: John S. B. Mon­sell, Hymns of Love and Praise 1863; r­evised in his Pa­rish Hym­nal, 1873.

Music: Her­mas Fran­ces R. Ha­ver­gal, Psal­mo­dy (Lon­don: 1871) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Frances R. Havergal
(1836–1879)

On our way rejoicing,
As we homeward move,
Hearken to our praises,
O Thou God of love!
Is there grief or sadness?
Thou our joy shalt be;
Is our sky beclouded?
There is light with Thee.

Refrain

On our way rejoicing,
As we homeward move,
Hearken to our praises,
O Thou God of love!

If with honest hearted
Love for God and man,
Day by day Thou find us
Doing all we can,
Thou who gives the seed time,
Will give large increase,
Crown the head with blessings,
Fill the heart with peace.

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On our way rejoicing
Gladly let us go;
Conquered hath our leader,
Vanquished is our foe;
Christ without, our safety,
Christ within, our joy;
Who, if we be faithful,
Can our hope destroy?

Refrain

Unto God the Father
Joyful songs we sing;
Unto God the Savior
Thankful hearts we bring;
Unto God the Spirit
Bow we and adore;
On our way rejoicing
Now and evermore.

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