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O how sweet the name of Jesus

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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.

Refrain:
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

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