Just What He Promised

Jesus is a Friend to me, wonderful and kind is He

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [Jesus is a Friend to me, wonderful and kind is He]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus is a Friend to me, wonderful and kind is He
Title: Just What He Promised
Author: Luther G. Presley
Refrain First Line: He walks beside me, and gives me grace
Publication Date: 1939
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1939.

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Christian Joy #d49

Fossett's Inspirational Melodies #54

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