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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

There never was a truer Friend than Jesus

There never was a truer Friend than Jesus

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Tune: [There never was a truer friend than Jesus]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. There never was a truer friend than Jesus,
He hears me when my heart for mercy pleads;
And no one knows my burdens like my Jesus,
For He alone can understand my needs.

Wonderful, unfailing friend is Jesus,
He fills my soul with singing all the day;
Wonderful, eternal friend is Jesus,
And He’ll go with me all the way.

2. There never was a truer friend than Jesus,
My sorrows He will always with me share;
And since He bore His cross, my blessèd Jesus,
There is no cross He will not help me bear. [Refrain]

3. There never was a truer friend than Jesus,
He is my life and strength, my all in all;
Upon the strong and loving arms of Jesus
My soul shall rest, and never, never fail. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7709

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz

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Text Information

First Line: There never was a truer Friend than Jesus
Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Refrain First Line: Wonderful, unfailing Friend



The Cyber Hymnal #7709
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The Cyber Hymnal #7709

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