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O the dearest name of all is Jesus

O the dearest name of all is Jesus

Author: John R. Clements
Tune: [O, the dearest name of all is Jesus]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O, the dearest name of all is Jesus,
Sweetest word that mortal tongues can frame,
Blessed Jesus, precious Jesus,
There is music in the Saviour’s name.

‘Tis the dearest name,
‘Tis the sweetest name,
It has pow’r to break the bonds of in.
Blessed Jesus,
Precious Jesus,
Thro’ His name eternal life I’ll wing.

2 O, the dearest name of all is Jesus,
Sweeter far than all the names of earth,
Blessed Jesus, precious Jesus,
‘Twas an Angel’s voice proclaim’d His birth. [Refrain]

3 O, the dearest name of all is Jesus,
Sweetest name that fills the realms above,
Blessed Jesus, precious Jesus,
I will sin of the wonders of His love. [Refrain]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old: for use in prayer and praise meetings, evangelistic services, sunday schools, young people's societies and all other departments of church work #52

Author: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O the dearest name of all is Jesus
Author: John R. Clements
Copyright: Public Domain



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