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145. The Name Above All Other

1 There is a name whereby we may be saved,
It brings the joy and peace our hearts have craved;
One Heart divine, which felt a lost world’s grief,
In tender pity stooped to our relief.

‘Tis Jesus’ name! that name that never fails;
The name that over sin and death prevails;
Our Friend, our Saviour, Comforter and King,
Unending praise our grateful hearts would bring.

2 O blessed name! our only source of hope,
As faint with care, through sin’s dark night we grope;
No human voice can speak our sins forgiv’n,
No human hand can write our names in heav’n. [Refrain]

3 When countless sins defy our weak control,
And like strong waves o’erwhelm the sinking soul,
There is a refuge from the tides of sin,
‘Tis that blest Rock once cleft to take us in. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There is a name whereby we may be saved
Title: The Name Above All Other
Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Refrain First Line: ‘Tis Jesus’ name! that name that never fails
Publication Date: 1907
Tune Information
Name: [There is a name whereby we may be saved]
Composer: J. W. Lerman


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