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The Sweetest Name

The sweetest name in heaven above

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [The sweetest name in heaven above]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The sweetest name in Heav’n above,
Children sing, children sing;
Our blessed Saviour crown’d with love,
Children sing today;
The Friend whose ever watchful care
Will guard our feet from every snare,
Who loves to hear our earnest prayer,
Children sing today.

2 Salvation thro’ His holy name,
Children sing, children sing;
His mercy to the world proclaim,
Children sing today;
By Him redeemed from death and sin,
By Him redeemed and cleansed within,
Eternal life we all may win,
Children sing today.

3 With those whose trials now are o’er,
Children sing, children sing;
With saints on yonder radiant shore,
Children sing today;
With martyrs in the heavenly land,
That round His throne in glory stand,
With all the shining angel band,
Children sing today.

Source: Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #28

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The sweetest name in heaven above
Title: The Sweetest Name
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Children sing today



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Christian Songs #36

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Gems of Song #28

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Hymn Service for the Sunday School #76

Junior Hymns #d125

Pure Gold for the Sunday School #d130

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Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #66

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