No One Understands like Jesus

Author: John W. Peterson

Pseudonymn: John Willard. John W. Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and 35 cantatas. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas, he served as an Army Air Force pilot flying the China Hump during World War II. Later, he attended Moody Bible Institute and served on the radio staff there for a number of years. In 1953, he graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and shortly thereafter settled in Pennsylvania to continue his songwriting career. He then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where for over ten years he was President and Editor-in-Chief of Singspiration, a sacred music publish… Go to person page >

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First Line: No one understands like Jesus
Title: No One Understands like Jesus
Author: John W. Peterson
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: No One understands like Jesus
Copyright: © Copyright 1952. Renewed 1980 by John W. Peterson Music Company.



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #155

Hymns of Faith #407


Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #351

Rejoice Hymns #684

Sing Joyfully #365

The Celebration Hymnal #610

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #417

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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