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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Hosanna to Jesus

Hosanna to Jesus, Our Savior and King, No theme can so pleas us

Author: Robert P. Kerr
Tune: [Hosanna to Jesus, our Savior and King]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hosanna to Jesus, our Savior and king,
No theme can so please us, and cause us to sing;
We’ll tell of His might, and we’ll sing of His love,
And swell the new song of the ransomed above.

Hosanna to Jesus, our Savior and king,
No theme can so please us, and cause us to sing.

2 All worthy is Jesus, whose life has been giv’n,
From sin to release us, and fit us for Heav’n;
To Him that was slain, yet the Ancient of Days,
Be glory and blessing, dominion and praise. [Refrain]

3 All honor to Jesus, the power of whose love
From Satan now frees us, and guilt can remove;
Our hearts be His throne and our lives be this song,
To tell all the world unto whom we belong. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12676

Author: Robert P. Kerr

Born: 1850, Greensboro, Alabama. Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery , Nashville, Tennessee. Kerr, Robert P., D.D., b. at Greensborough, Alabama, graduated at Union Theological Seminary, Va., 1873, and was ordained by the Presbytery of Lafayette, 1874. His Hymns of the Ages, a collection on conservative Evangelical lines which hardly justified its title, was published in N.Y., 1891. In it appeared his hymn,"Blessed country, home of Jesus," 1891, A later hymn, "Galilean King and Prophet," is dated 1901. [Rev. L. F. Benson, D.D.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hosanna to Jesus, Our Savior and King, No theme can so pleas us
Title: Hosanna to Jesus
Author: Robert P. Kerr
Refrain First Line: Yes, music, sweet music with gladness we'll bring
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12676
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #12676

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