Who can cheer the heart like Jesus (All that thrills my soul is Jesus)

Who can cheer the heart like Jesus (All that thrills my soul is Jesus). Thoro Harris* (1874–1955).  Two gospel songs by Harris employed the same melody and refrain. ‘All that thrills my soul is Jesus’ is a five-stanza hymn with refrain bearing a 1917 copyright. The first stanza follows:  All that thrills my soul is Jesus, Ev’ry day and ev’ry hour;Jesus and His free salvation,Jesus and His mighty pow’r.  Refrain: All that thrills my soul is Jesus;He is more than life to me; And the fairest of ten-thousand,In my blessed Lord I see.  The earliest collection in which this version appears is Light and Life Songs No. 3 (Chicago, 1918) edited by William B. Olmstead (1862–1941). Seven other...

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