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The wonderful name

How wonderful, wonderful is the name

Author: Charles Walker Ray
Tune: [How wonderful, wonderful is the dear name]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 How wonderful, wonderful is the dear name,
The hope of salvation, Redeemer and King;
Naught ever the soul can so sweetly inflame,
Or cheer to the sorrowing bring.

O wonderful, wonderful, wonderful name;
More fragrant than spices from over the sea;
A Saviour, Almighty, forever the same;
His name is a glory to me!

2 How wonderful, wonderful is the dear name,
More precious than silver or jewels and gold;
To ransom the lost in his mercy he came,
As prophets had often foretold. [Refrain]

3 How wonderful, wonderful is the dear name,
Let earth with the angels rejoicingly bend;
In worship his infinite glory proclaim,
As Maker, Redeemer and Friend. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #178

Author: Charles Walker Ray

Rv Charles Walker Ray DD USA 1832-1917. Born at Otselic, NY, he became a Baptist minister. He was educated at Hamlton College, Clinton, NY. He earned his doctorate from Monongahela College, Jefferson, PA. That school closed in 1894. He pastored at North Stonington, CT, for a number of years. He also served at Plymouth, NY. He married Julia Tracy Sheffield, and they had a son, Arthur. He wrote a number of books and song books: “Grace Vernon Bussell, the heroine of western Australia” (1878); “Spicy breezes” (1883); “The day school crown” (1892); “The revival helper: a collection of songs for Christian work and worship” (1893); “Bright blossoms of song” (1895); “Zion’s delight” (1901); “The song of songs… Go to person page >

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First Line: How wonderful, wonderful is the name
Title: The wonderful name
Author: Charles Walker Ray
Copyright: Public Domain


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Glorious Praise #178

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