Why Do I Sing About Jesus

Deep in my heart there's a gladness

Author: Albert Allen Ketchum
Tune: KETCHUM
Published in 25 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

To view this media, please accept the license agreement:

Hope Publishing: one copy

In order to use resources from the Hope Publishing Company, you must reside in the United States or Canada. Hope Publishing Company owns or administers the contents in these territories.
You may download one copy of this selection for your own personal use. To make any further copies or to perform the work you must get permission from Hope Publishing Company or belong to and report the copying activity to CCLI, LicenSing or OneLicense.net. By selecting "I Agree" you are verifying that you reside in the U.S. or Canada and will only legally use this selection.



Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #596

Author: Albert Allen Ketchum

Little is known about Albert Allen Ketchum, except that he was once a student at Moody Bible Institute, in Chicago, and lived at one time in Long Beach, California. While attending Moody in the early 1920′s, he wrote the words and music for a gospel song called, "Why Do I Sing About Jesus?" It was one of 12 or 15 songs he submitted to Harry Dixon Clarke for publication. --wordwisehymns.com/2010/02/12/… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Deep in my heart there's a gladness
Title: Why Do I Sing About Jesus
Author: Albert Allen Ketchum
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Why do I sing about Jesus
Copyright: Copyright 1923. Renewed 1951 Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188.

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9816
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #541TextPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #561Page Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #596TextPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #271TextPage Scan
Rejoice Hymns #249
Sing Joyfully #321Text
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #739TextPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #9816TextScoreAudio
Include 17 pre-1979 instances



Advertisements