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There is a name high over all

There is a name high over all

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Tune: [There is a name high over all]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 There is a name high over all,
Whose sweetness doth our souls enthrall,
Before it men and angels fall,
The wonderful name of Jesus.

Refrain:
Wonderful, Counsellor, Prince of Peace,
Jesus Thy pow’r shall never cease;
Daily Thy kingdom on earth doth increase,
Wonderful, Councellor, Prince of Peace.

2 There is a name I hold most dear,
It lights the way however drear;
And never fails my heart to cheer,
The wonderful name of Jesus. [Refrain]

3 When tossed my bark in wildest gales,
Upon life’s stormy sea it sails;
There is a name which never fails,
The wonderful name of Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #59

Author: Lida Shivers Leech

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey. Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia. Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time. Sources-- Emurian, pp. 112-3 Reynolds, p. 336 Lyrics-- God’s Way Is Best I Have Re­deemed Thee I’ll Go Any­where No Fault in Him Some Day He’ll Make It Plain Thine for Ser­vice Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928 When the Veil is Lift… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a name high over all
Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Refrain First Line: Wonderful, Counselor



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