I have a friend in Jesus Who is a friend indeed

I have a friend in Jesus Who is a friend indeed

Author: E. A. Barnes
Tune: [I have a friend in Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have a friend in Jesus
Who is a friend indeed;
And who, above all others
Is just the friend I need,
In counsel, care and blessing
His wondrous love I see,
And nothing seen or hidden,
Can take his love from me.

Refrain:
I have a friend who is a friend indeed,
My help, my strength in every time of need.

2 He has me in his keeping,
This friend, so great and kind,
In whom in all my troubles
A present help I find,
Through all the way before me
I have his hand to guide,
My faith in him reposing,
Whatever may betide. [Refrain]

3 I have his word of promise,
Replete with holy love,
That he will not forsake me,
Until we meet above,
And having for a refuge,
The shadow of his wing,
‘Tis sweet indeed, to speak it,
And oh, how sweet to sing. [Refrain]

Source: Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #86

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have a friend in Jesus Who is a friend indeed
Author: E. A. Barnes
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: Public Domain
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