He's my Friend

There is one of whom my praises ne'er shall end

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [There is one of whom my praises ne'er shall end]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is One of whom my praises
Ne’er shall end, ne’er shall end;
‘Tis the meek and lowly Jesus,
He’s my friend, He’s my friend.

Yes, I’ve found a friend in Jesus,
One whose love will not end;
Not alone I call Him Master,
He’s my friend, He’s my friend.

2 O, the happy hours that with Him
Now I spend, now I spend;
Loving service do I give Him,
He’s my friend, He’s my friend. [Refrain]

3 ‘Tis my joy upon His bidding
To attend, to attend;
For this thought doth lighten labor,
He’s my friend, He’s my friend. [Refrain]

4 And I know that if I serve Him
To the end, to the end;
I shall have a home in Heaven
With my friend, with my friend. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #93

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 one of whom my praises ne'er shall end
Title: He's my Friend
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Yes, I've found a Friend
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