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Thy Name Alone Can Save

There is a Name divinely sweet

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [There is a Name divinely sweet]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a name divinely sweet,
That melts the heart to love,
And wakes the highest note of praise
From angel choirs above;
It guides the mourning wanderer home;
It calms the troubled wave;
In all the realms beneath the skies,
No other name can save.

Refrain:
Dear Savior, Thine the precious name
That melts the heart to love,
And wakes the highest note of praise
From angel choirs above.

2 That name devotion’s flame inspires
In every grateful breast;
And thro’ its all prevailing power
We hope, and look for rest;
It brings us near the throne of grace,
By faith and earnest prayer;
It brings to every waiting soul
A Father’s blessing there. [Refrain]

3 The saints redeemed, with one accord,
The name in glory sing;
And o’er the radiant fields of light,
Their loud hosannas ring;
Eternal Father, source of light!
Inspire our grateful lays;
And teach our hearts in nobler strains
That blessèd name to praise. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12336

Author: Fanny 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, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a Name divinely sweet
Title: Thy Name Alone Can Save
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Dear Savior, thine the precious name
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12336
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The Cyber Hymnal #12336

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