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In the name of Jesus

There is life in the name of Jesus

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [There is life in the name of Jesus]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is life in the name of Jesus,
For no other name will save,
For that name will alone admit us
To that home beyond the grave.

O that holy name, O that sweetest name,
Now and evermore the same!
“Jesus” is our cry,
As the days go by,
Blessed be his holy name!

2 There is hope in the name of Jesus,
Tho’ the waves of life may roll,
For that name in the hour of danger
Is an anchor to the soul. [Chorus]

3 There is joy in the name of Jesus,
When we make of him our choice,
Then thro’ life like the sweetest music
Will that name our hearts rejoice. [Chorus]

4 There is rest in the name of Jesus,
When we lean upon his breast,
In his name is that sweetest promise,
“Come, and I will give you rest.” [Chorus]

Source: Songs for Work and Worship #64

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 >

Text Information

First Line: There is life in the name of Jesus
Title: In the name of Jesus
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: O that holy name, O that sweetest name
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Evangelistic Edition of Heavenly Sunlight #59

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Heavenly Sunlight #2

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Songs for Work and Worship #64

The Epworth Hymnal No. 3 #d198

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