Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

610. How Good the Name of Jesus Sounds

1 How good the name of Jesus sounds
To all believing ears!
It soothes our sorrows, heals our wounds,
And drives away our fears.

2 It makes the wounded spirit whole,
And calms the troubled mind;
His manna for each hungry soul,
The lost and weary find.

3 Blest Name! the rock on which we build,
Our shield and resting place,
Our never-failing comfort, filled
With blessing of his grace.

4 O Jesus, Shepherd, Guardian, Friend,
Our Prophet, Priest and King,
Our Lord, our Life, our Way, our End,
Accept the praise we bring.

Text Information
First Line: How good the name of Jesus sounds
Title: How Good the Name of Jesus Sounds
Author: John Newton, 1725-1807
Publication Date: 1986
Meter: CM
Scripture: Acts 2:12; Acts 3:16; Acts 4:21
Topic: Ordinary Time 26, Year B; Pastoral Care of the Sick; Penance (10 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. PETER
Composer: Alexander R. Reinagle, 1799-1877
Meter: CM
Key: D Major



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




Advertisements