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624. 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.

Refrain:
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 every 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: Precious Name
Author: Lydia O. Baxter (1870)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.6.7.6.7
Scripture: Philippians 2:9-11
Topic: Jesus/Savior
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Precious_Name); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (110)
Refrain First Line: Precious Name, oh, how sweet!
Tune Information
Name: [Take the Name of Jesus with you]
Composer: William H. Doane (1871)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.6.7.6.7
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Precious_Name); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (110)



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