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159. Take the Name of Jesus with You (Precious Name)

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, oh, how sweet!
Hope of earth and joy of heav'n.
Precious name, oh, 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. [Refrain]

3 Oh, the precious name of Jesus!
How it thrills our souls with joy,
when his loving arms receive us,
and his songs our tongues employ! [Refrain]

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. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Take the name of Jesus with you
Title: Take the Name of Jesus with You (Precious Name)
Author: Lydia Baxter, 1809-1874
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: Philippians 2:9-11; John 17:18
Topic: Sending; Christ the King/Reign of Christ; Name of Jesus
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Precious name, oh, how sweet
Tune Information
Composer: William H. Doane, 1831-1915
Key: A♭ Major

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