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No other friend like Jesus

Have you ever thought there is one who knows

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Have you ever thought there is one who knows]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Have you ever thought there is one who knows,
There is no other friend like Jesus;
When the storm clouds rise and the wild wind blows,
There is no other friend like Jesus.

Refrain:
There’s no other friend like Jesus,
There’s no other friend like Jesus;
Tho’ life’s billows roll,
He will keep my soul,
Oh, there’s no other friend like Jesus.

2 Have you turned aside from the path of life?
There is no other friend like Jesus;
Have you kept your faith in the bitter strife?
There is no other friend like Jesus. [Refrain]

3 Do you struggle on in a lonely road?
There is no other friend like Jesus;
Is your heart made sad by a heavy load?
There is no other friend like Jesus. [Refrain]

4 Will you let Him enter your wayward soul?
There is no other friend like Jesus;
Will you trust the Christ who can make you whole?
There is no other friend like Jesus. [Refrain]

5 Would you meet the ones who have gone before?
There is no other friend like Jesus;
He can lead you safe to the other shore,
There is no other friend like Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #66

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you ever thought there is one who knows
Title: No other friend like Jesus
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: There's no other friend like Jesus

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #66

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Hymns of the Heart #100

The Message in Song Nos. 1 & 2 #d55

World Wide Revival Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Meetings #d54

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