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How loving is Jesus, Who came from the sky

How loving is Jesus, Who came from the sky

Author: Randall H. Ballantyne
Published in 41 hymnals

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1 How loving is Jesus who came from the sky,
In tenderest pity for sinners to die;
His hands and His feet were nailed to the tree,
And all this He suffer’d for you and for me.

O loving Jesus,
O loving Jesus,
O loving Jesus,
I long thy dear face to behold.

2 How freely does Jesus full pardon impart,
To all who receive Him by faith in their hearts;
No evil betides them, their home is above
And Jesus throws ‘round them the arms of His love. [Refrain]

3 How precious is Jesus to all who believe,
And out of His fullness, what grace they receive,
When weak He supports them, when erring He guides,
And ev’rything needful He kindly provides. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #54

Author: Randall H. Ballantyne

Ballantyne, Randall Hunter, sister of R. M. Ballantyne, the novelist, was born July 8, 1821, and died in August, 1861. Her Heir of Glory was published in 1849, Mabel Grant, 1854, and others. Her hymn, "How loving is Jesus, Who came from the sky" (The Love of Jesus ), in The Church Hymnary (Scotch), 1898, appeared in her Hymns about Jesus, 1842. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: How loving is Jesus, Who came from the sky
Author: Randall H. Ballantyne



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Instances (1 - 41 of 41)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Book of Worship for the Use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church ... of the Church of the Redeemer, Richmond, Virginia #d55
A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d91
A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #128Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #333cPage Scan
Carmina for Social Worship #d105
Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #86Page Scan
Crowning Theme; Nos. 1 and 2 combined #d42
Echoes from Zion: for the prayer meeting, camp-meeting, family circle, and all seasons of religious interest #11bPage Scan
Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d46
Happy Voices #d70
Hosanna for the Sunday School #42Page Scan
Hymnal for Primary Classes: a collection of hymns and tunes, recitations and exercises, being a manual for primary Sunday-schools #15Page Scan
Hymns for First-Day Schools #32Page Scan
Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #32Page Scan
Hymns of Grace and Truth #329Page Scan
Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d119
Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d90
Maynard's Sabbath School Echo. 6th ed. of Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns, with an Appendix #d75
New Standard Singer #d98
New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d100
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d321
Sunday School Songs. 3rd ed. #d48
Sunday-School Songs: a new collection of hymns and tunes specially prepared for the use of Sunday-schools and for social and family worship. (3rd. ed.) #41Page Scan
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #101Page Scan
The Banner of Victory: a choice selection of songs, duets, quartets, and choruses, for Sunday schools, prayer and praise meetings, and the fireside #109Page Scan
The Brilliant: a cluster of song brilliants for Sunday schools. Including a tempernace department #104Page Scan
The Confederate Sunday School Hymn Book #d48
The Cyber Hymnal #10425TextScoreAudio
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #351Page Scan
The Gem #d50
The Hymns of "Happy Voices" (without music) #d70
The Pearl #d38
The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #206Page Scan
The Sabbath Chimes #d106
The Sabbath School Pearl or the Sunday school Army singing Book: A New Collection of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday Schools, Anniversaries, Missionary Meetings, Infant Class Exercises, &c. #33Page Scan
The School Hymnal #171Page Scan
The Village Hymn book #d108
The Voice of Praise #d90
Triumphant Songs No.4 #54TextAudioPage Scan
Young Singer's Friend: or, the Lee Avenue collection of hymns and songs, sacred and secular, suitable for Sabbath schools, social circles, children's meetings, concerts, anniversaries, etc. #a11Page Scan
Zion's Refreshing Showers : a new revival hymn and tune book, containing nearly 300 hymns and tunes principally used by Whitfield, Wesley, Knapp, Nettleton, Finney, Earl, and other evangelists... #116bPage Scan
Exclude 40 pre-1979 instances
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