O, What A Wonderful Savior

I have a Friend who abides in my heart

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [I have a Friend who abides in my heart]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI
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Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have a Friend who abides in my heart
Title: O, What A Wonderful Savior
Author: A. H. Ackley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, what a wonderful Savior is he
Copyright: © 1928, renewal, 1956 Word Music, Inc.



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

New Songs for Service #30

Reformed Press Hymnal #133

Select Sacred Songs #d23

The Christ We Forget and Twenty-One Other New Songs #d4

The Gospel in Song #d37

Worship in Song #d92

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