Two Favorite Spiritual Songs from a Current Read

I recently discovered the work of Christian author Jane Myers Perrine. My aunt and I are already on the second volume, The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek. In today’s chapter, “Wade in the Water” and “Oh Happy Day” were mentioned in a visit to a neighborhood church. I hadn’t heard either song in a while, so I thought I would present them here.

I’ve felt scattered lately, so “Oh Happy Day” helped to get me back on track a bit. Here’s the version by the Edwin Hawkins Singers.

I can’t decide which version of “Wade in the Water” I like best. The first version is by Ella Jenkins; the second, The Staples Singers.






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