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In the Name of Jesus

Father, I came to Thee, sick and defiled

Author: E. Howard Brown
Tune: [Father, I came to Thee, sick and defiled]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Father, I came to Thee, sick and defiled,
I was a wanderer and not Thy child;
I could not speak to Thee, I could not pray,
Till I found Jesus who taught me to say—

Chorus:
In the name of Jesus,
In His precious name,
Lord, I come, supply my needs,
in the name of Jesus.

2 When far away from Thee, sin-sick and sore,
I longed for peace and rest as ne’er before;
And when I asked of Thee through Thy dear son,
My prayer was answered and victory won— [Chorus]

3 When Jesus taught me thus to ask of Thee
He gave me wondrous power Thy child to be;
He gave authority to use His name
And so I came to Thee as Jesus came. [Chorus]

4 I’ve come so many times till Thou dost hear;
I never was refused and have no fear;
My needs Thou dost supply, praise to Thy name,
Resting in perfect love, I come again. [Chorus]


Source: Gold Tried in the Fire: suitable for church, Sunday school, revival meetings, missionary and rescue work #7

Author: E. Howard Brown

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Text Information

First Line: Father, I came to Thee, sick and defiled
Title: In the Name of Jesus
Author: E. Howard Brown
Language: English
Publication Date: 1901
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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Gold Tried in the Fire #7

The Soul Winner's Hallelujah Songs #d7

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