Scripture Verse

I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto Thee, O Lord, will I sing. Psalm 101:1


Fanny Crosby

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in Good as Gold, ed­it­ed by How­ard Doane & Ro­bert Low­ry (New York & Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Big­low & Main, 1880), num­ber 72. Some hym­nals give the au­thor as Mrs. Ell­en Doug­lass, one of Fan­ny’s pseu­do­nyms.

Music: Dur­ban W. How­ard Doane, 1880 (🔊 pdf nwc).

W. Howard Doane


We’ve been singing, we’ve been singing,
In our Sabbath home today,
How our Savior like a shepherd
Leads us in the heavenly way.


O ’tis sweet to follow Jesus,
Sweet His little ones to be;
He is calling us so gently,
Children, give your hearts to Me.

We’ve been singing of His goodness,
How He loves us all the while;
When we try our best to please Him,
He rewards us with His smile.


We’ve been singing of His mercy
That will save us, every one,
If we come to God the Father
Thro’ our Savior, Christ the Son.


Now our happy song is over,
Once again we meet to part;
But we pray that God will bless us,
And abide in every heart.