123. How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds

1. How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds
In a believer's ear!
It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds,
And drives away his fear!

2. It makes the wounded spirit whole
And calms the troubled breast;
'Tis manna to the hungry soul
And to the weary, rest.

3. Dear Name! the Rock on which I build,
My Shield and Hiding Place;
My never-failing Treasured, filled
With boundless stores of grace!

4. Jesus, my Shepherd, Brother, Friend,
My Prophet, Priest and King,
My Lord, my Life, my Way, my End,
Accept the praise I bring.

Text Information
First Line: How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
Title: How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds
English Title: English
Author: John Newton
Language: English
Publication Date: 1997
Topic: Magnify the Lord; Adoration and Praise: Jesus Our Savior
Tune Information
Composer: Alexander R. Reinagle
Key: D Major

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