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The Name, the Name o'er every name

The Name, the Name o'er every name

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 1 hymnal

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The Name, the Name o'er every name
In earth or heaven above,
Let babes' and sucklings' lips proclaim
And youth adore and love.

Jesus, the Son of God most high,
Whose image he express'd,
The fullness of the Deity,
In flesh made manifest:--

Jesus, the Son of Man became,
Assumed our mortal breath,
Endured the cross, despised the shame,
And pour'd His soul in death.

Jesus, omnipotent to save,
Then triumph'd gloriously;
O Death! where is thy sting? O Grave!
Where is thy victory?

Redemption in His blood begins,
In His atonement ends;
He saves His people from their sins;
Who would not be His friends?

To God the Father's glory, now,
Jesus, Thy name we bless;
Let every knee before it bow,
And every tongue confess.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Name, the Name o'er every name
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English


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Sacred Poems and Hymns #34

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