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72. Take the Name of Jesus with You

1 Take the name of Jesus with you,
Child of sorrow and of woe;
It will joy and comfort give you -
Take it, then, where'er you go.

Precious name, O how sweet!
Hope of earth and joy of heav'n;
Precious name, O how sweet!
Hope of earth and joy of heav'n.

2 Take the name of Jesus ever,
As a shield from ev'ry snare;
If temptations round you gather,
Breathe that holy name in prayer. [Chorus]

3 O the precious name of Jesus!
How it thrills my heart with joy,
When His loving arms receive us,
And His songs our tongues employ! [Chorus]

4 At the name of Jesus bowing,
Falling prostrate at His feet,
King of kings in heav'n we'll crown Him,
When our journey is complete. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: Take the name of Jesus with you
Title: Take the Name of Jesus with You
Author: Lydia Baxter, 1809-1874
Publication Date: 1970
Topic: Name of Jesus; Worship of God
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Precious name, O how sweet!
Tune Information
Name: [Take the name of Jesus with you]
Composer: William H. Doane, 1832-1915
Key: A♭ Major

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