A friend in Jesus

How sweet the thought that Jesus loves me

Author: Luther B. Bridgers
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Author: Luther B. Bridgers

Luther Burgess Bridgers Born at Margarettsville, NC, son of a minister who conducted revival meetings, he assisted his father conducting meetings (1904-1913). He attended Asbury College at Wilmore, KY, and met his wife, Sarah Jane (Sallie) Veatch in 1905 while there. They had three sons: Luther Hughes, Allen Veatch, and James Marvin. He pastored Methodist Episcopal congregations in KY, NC, and GA, first pastoring in Perry, FL, before doing evangelistic work. He evangelized in the southern U S. He was also known for his fine singing voice and would sing at each meeting. Tragedy struck while he was conducting a revival in Middlesboro, KY, in 1911. Having left his wife and three sons to visit his wife’s parents while he was away, he learned… Go to person page >

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First Line: How sweet the thought that Jesus loves me
Title: A friend in Jesus
Author: Luther B. Bridgers
Refrain First Line: I know I have a friend in Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain


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Living Gospel Songs #d29

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