The Name I Love So Well

Author: Frederick Whitfield

Whitfield, Frederick, B.A., son of H. Whitfield, was born at Threapwood, Shropshire, Jan. 7, 1829, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he took his B.A. in 1859. On taking Holy Orders, he was successively curate of Otley, vicar of Kirby-Ravensworth, senior curate of Greenwich, and Vicar of Stanza John's, Bexley. In 1875 he was preferred to St. Mary's, Hastings. Mr. Whitfield's works in prose and verse number upwards of thirty, including Spiritual unfolding from the Word of Life; Voices from the Valley Testifying of Jesus; The Word Unveiled; Gleanings from Scripture, &c. Several of his hymns appeared in his Sacred Poems and Prose, 1861, 2nd Series, 1864; The Casket, and Quiet Hours in the Sanctuary. The hymn by which he is most wid… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, the name I love so well
Title: The Name I Love So Well
Author: Frederick Whitfield
Language: English
Refrain First Line: In heaven with all the blood-bought throng
Copyright: Public Domain


Taken from the longer hymn, "There is a name I love to hear."



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #543

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Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #83

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Songs of Promise #57

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #395

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