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O how sweet the name of Jesus

Representative Text

1 O, how sweet the name of Jesus
To believers day by day,
How it thrills the soul with rapture,
Toiling up the narrow way.

O, how precious, O, how precious
Is the dear Redeemer's name;
O, how precious! O, how precious
Is the dear Redeemer's name.

2 O, how sweet the name of Jesus
In the time of woe or pain;
Peace and comfort always bringing.
Bidding joy return again. [Refrain]

3 O, how sweet the name of Jesus
In temptation's darkest hour;
In his name we find deliv'rance
From the cruel's tempter's power. [Refrain]

4 O, how sweet the name of Jesus
Now and evermore will be,
When the King arrayed in beauty,
With the ransomed we shall see. [Refrain]

Source: Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #18

Author: Tullius C. O'Kane

O'Kane, Tullius Clinton, an American writer, born March 10, 1830, is the author of "O sing of Jesus, Lamb of God" (Redemption); and "Who, who are these beside the chilly wave?" (Triumph in Death), in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878 and 1881. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O how sweet the name of Jesus
Author: Tullius C. O'Kane
Refrain First Line: O, come to me, Jesus calls to thee
Copyright: Public Domain



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Joy to the World #18

World Favorite Gospel Songs and Hymns #d51

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