Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.@Philippians 4:4
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Wilbur F. Crafts (1850-1922)

Wilbur F. Crafts, in The Victory, edited by Chester G. Allen & William B. Bradbury (New York: Biglow & Main, 1869).

James McGranahan ( pdf nwc).

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James McGranahan (1840-1907)

O praise the Lord with heart and voice,
With God’s own Word your doubts destroy,
Let those that trust in Him rejoice,
Yea, let them shout for joy.

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Rejoice, rejoice in the Lord,
Rejoice in the Lord alway;
Rejoice, rejoice in the Lord,
And again, I say, rejoice.

My life is hid with Thine, O Lord,
And sheltered from the world’s alarm;
Why should I sink beneath my load,
When leaning on Thine arm.

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For nothing anxious I shall be,
But trusting Thee in everything,
With thanks for every gift from Thee,
My troubles all take wing.

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The joys that memory turns to pain,
I leave for joys that never end;
My loss I count my richest gain,
For Christ His joy doth send.

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