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The holiest name

Dearest name in earth or heaven

Author: Margaret Moody
Tune: [Dearest name in earth or heaven]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Dearest name in earth or heaven,
Sweetest name my heart hath known,
By the Father it was given
To his well beloved Son.

Chorus:
'Tis the holiest name,
'Tis the holiest name;
From the Father's lips to the earth it came.
Bro't by angels of light,
In the stillness of night,
Was the dear, dear name of Jesus.

2 To my heart it brings a blessing,
And my lips take up the strain,
And his wond'rous name confessing,
Tell its sweetness o'er again. [Chorus]

3 Oh, my soul would swell the chorus,
Singing his redeeming love,
And ascribe eternal praises
To the name all names above. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #217

Author: Margaret Moody

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Text Information

First Line: Dearest name in earth or heaven
Title: The holiest name
Author: Margaret Moody
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the holiest name

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Christ in Song #d114

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Christ in Song #217

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Crowning Day No. 5 #44

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Joyful Greeting #72

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