Serve the Lord with Gladness

Serve the Lord with gladness, in our works and ways

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Tune: LEE
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney

Baylus Benjamin McKinney or B. B. McKinney (July 22, 1886 – September 7, 1952) was an American singer, song writer, teacher, and music editor. He was an alumnus of schools such as Louisiana College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. McKinney wrote the words and music to 149 hymns and gospel songs. His most famous are "The Nail Scarred Hand" (1924), "Let Others See Jesus in You" (1924), "Satisfied with Jesus" (1926), "Speak to My Heart" (1927), "'Neath the Old Olive Trees" (1934), "Breathe on Me" (1937), and "Wherever He Leads I'll Go" (1937). B.B. McKinney Chapel, on the ground of the Falls Creek Baptist Encampment in Davis, Oklahoma is named in his honor. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Serve the Lord with gladness, in our works and ways
Title: Serve the Lord with Gladness
Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "Serve Him with gladness," enter His courts with song
Copyright: Broadman Press (SESAC)(admin. by LifeWay Worship).



Instances (19)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Baptist Hymnal 1956 #434
World Revival Hymns #d85
Reapers, Embracing the Choicest Gospel Songs and Standard Hymns, New & Old #d89
Glad Tidings #d95
Leading Hymns #d109
Songs for Juniors #d110
Songs of Life, for Use in the Sunday School ... #d114
Junior Hymnal #d150
Precious Hymns #d178
Service Songs #d185
Pilot Hymns #d190
Voice of Praise #d191
The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d289
Christian Praise #d310
Baptist Hymnal 1975 #d367
Hymns of Grace: a Choice Collection of Hymns Honoring and Promoting the Reigning Grace of God #d367
The Broadman Hymnal #d365
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #382TextImage
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #495TextImageAudio