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Sing it out in your joyful lay

There is a Friend who died for you

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [There is a friend who died for you]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a friend who died for you,
His name is Jesus;
There is a friend both tried and true,
His name is Jesus.

Sing it out in your joyful lay,
Jesus guides and protects, each day;
He’s the life, the truth, the way,
His name is Jesus.

2 There’s One who will your sorrow’s share,
His name is Jesus;
There’s One who will your burden bear,
His name is Jesus. [Refrain]

3 There’s One who did salvation bring,
His name is Jesus;
There’s One who took from death its sting,
His name is Jesus. [Refrain]

4 These eyes shall yet their King behold,
His name is Jesus;
I’ll sing upon the streets of gold,
His name is Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #169

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is a Friend who died for you
Title: Sing it out in your joyful lay
Author: Johnson Oatman
Copyright: Public Domain


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Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #169

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