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Jesus Is the Joy of Living
Words and Music by Rev. A.H. Ackley
© 1939 by the Rodeheaver Co.
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1 Peter 1:8
"Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not,
yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:"

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          I have found a wondrous Savior,
          Jesus Christ, The Soul's Delight
          Ev'ry blessing of His favor
          Fills my heart with hope so bright.

            Chorus
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the King of Life to me;
            Unto Him my all I'm giving,
            His forevermore to be.
            I will do what He commands me,
            Anywhere He leads I'll go (I'll go);
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the dearest Friend I know.

          Life is growing rich with beauty,
          Toil has lost its weary strain,
          Now a halo crowns each duty,
          And I sing a glad refrain.

            Chorus
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the King of Life to me;
            Unto Him my all I'm giving,
            His forevermore to be.
            I will do what He commands me,
            Anywhere He leads I'll go (I'll go);
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the dearest Friend I know.

          Heav'nly wisdom He provides me,
          Grace to keep my spirit free;
          In His own sweet way He guides me
          When the path I cannot see.

            Chorus
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the King of Life to me;
            Unto Him my all I'm giving,
            His forevermore to be.
            I will do what He commands me,
            Anywhere He leads I'll go (I'll go);
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the dearest Friend I know.

          O what splendor, O what glory,
          O what matchless pow'r divine,
          Is the Christ of Gospel story,
          Christ, the Savior, who is mine.

            Chorus
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the King of Life to me;
            Unto Him my all I'm giving,
            His forevermore to be.
            I will do what He commands me,
            Anywhere He leads I'll go (I'll go);
            Jesus is the Joy of Living,
            He's the dearest Friend I know.


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