His Name is Jesus

There's a song in my heart as I journey along

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [There's a song in my heart as I journey along]
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1 There’s a song in my heart as I journey along,
There’s a peace that will ever endure;
For there’s One walking with me to whom I belong,
In His keeping my soul is secure.

A Friend I have found who ever walks with me,
His name is Jesus, Jesus,
In Him I’m rejoicing from my sin set free,
Praising my Jesus.

2 He hath lifted me up from the bondage of sin,
From distress to a place at His side,
He hath help’d me o’er evil a vict’ry to win,
As rejoicing with Him I abide. [Refrain]

3 Living now ev’ry day in the light of His face,
Fearing not, tho’ the shadows may fall;
I will trustingly lean on His mercy and grace,
For He’s my loving Saviour, my all. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifting Songs #35

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones, 1865-1936 Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1865, Yates City, Il­li­nois. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1936, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Al­too­na Wal­nut Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Etowah Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Pseudonyms: Lewis Edgar Edgar Lewis Mary Slater A class­mate of evan­gel­ist Bil­ly Sun­day, Jones at­tend­ed the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, he worked for the Young Men’s Christ­ian As­so­ci­a­tion in Da­ven­port, Io­wa; Fort Worth, Tex­as (1915); and San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­forn­ia (1925). Hymn writ­ing was his avo­ca­tion. Sources: Hustad, P. 266 Reynolds, P. 327 Reynolds, P. 347 Taylor, P. 340 http:… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a song in my heart as I journey along
Title: His Name is Jesus
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: A Friend I have found who ever walks with me
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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Uplifting Songs #35

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