Do you know what makes us happy

Do you know what makes us happy

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Do you know what makes us happy]
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 Do you know what makes us happy,
When so many hearts are sad?
We are little friends of Jesus,
That is why we are so glad.

We are little friends, we are loving friends,
We are happy, happy little friends of Jesus;
We are little friends, we are loving friends,
We are happy all day long.

2 Jesus loves the children dearly,—
In his Word he tells them so;
Once he took them up and blessed them,
Many, many years ago. [Refrain]

3 We are little lambs of Jesus;
He, our Shepherd kind and dear,
Speaks, and, though we do not see him,
In our hearts his voice we hear. [Refrain]

4 If we try our best to please him
He will take us by and by
Where our spirit eyes will know him,
Far beyond the starry sky. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #72

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

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First Line: Do you know what makes us happy
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: We are little friends, we are loving friends



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Living Hymns: for use in the Sabbath School, Christian Endeavor Meetings, the church & home #111Page Scan
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