The wondrous name of Jesus

There is a Name more dear to me Than any other name could be

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Tune: [There is a Name more dear to me]
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent fiver years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a Name more dear to me Than any other name could be
Title: The wondrous name of Jesus
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Refrain First Line: O wondrous name, O blessed name



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His Praise #34Page Scan
Praise Him #d258
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The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #491Page Scan
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