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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

I have never found a friend like Jesus

I have never found a friend like Jesus

Author: Lavinia E. Brauff
Tune: [I have never found a friend like Jesus]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have never found a friend like Jesus,
So tender and so mild,
And my heart rejoices in my Saviour,
Who owns me as His child;
I have always found Him kind and patient
In hours of sore distress;
I have never found a friend like Jesus,
To comfort and to bless.

Refrain:
I have never found a friend like Jesus,
Never such a friend as Jesus,
I have never found a friend like Jesus,
To comfort and to bless.

2 I have never found a friend like Jesus,
No matter where I go;
He’s the loving One who died for sinners,
The One you ought to know;
He will give you grace and strength to serve Him,
If you His name confess;
I have never found a friend like Jesus,
To comfort and to bless. [Refrain]

3 I have never found a friend like Jesus,
So faithful and so true;
He is with me in my fields of labor,
And shows me what to do;
Day by day He gives me “living water,”
Free grace and happiness;
I have never found a friend like Jesus,
To comfort and to bless. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #125

Author: Lavinia E. Brauff

Lavinia E. Brauff was born in Pittsburgh 12 October, 1851. She was blind from infnacy. She was educated at the School for the Blind in Philadelphia. Her first hymn was published in 1894 to the music of H. P. Danks. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have never found a friend like Jesus
Author: Lavinia E. Brauff

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Diamonds #d77

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Progressive Sunday School Songs #152

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Sacred Praise #125

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Songs for Service #80

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Songs of Conquest #31

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Williston Hymns #117

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