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There's Never a Friend Like Jesus

There's never a friend like Jesus

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [There's never a friend like Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There’s never a friend like Jesus,
When all is bright and fair,
When skies are clear, and glad hopes cheer,
And life is free from care.
In midst of joy and pleasure,
O hear the Saviour’s voice,
‘Tis only the love of Jesus
Can make the soul rejoice.

Refrain:
There’s never a friend, never a friend,
Never a friend like Jesus;
There’s never a friend, never a friend,
Never a friend like Jesus.

2 There’s never a friend like Jesus,
When faint has grown the heart,
When the hopes are fled, and joy is dead,
And pleasures all depart.
When souls are heavy-laden,
By cares and fears oppressed,
‘Tis only the love of Jesus
Can give the weary rest. [Refrain]

3 There’s never a friend like Jesus,
When leaves of sorrow roll,
When the woes distress, and griefs oppress;
Earth’s comforts ne’er console.
But in the keenest suff’ring,
In all the bitter grief,
‘Tis only the love of Jesus
Can give the heart relief. [Refrain]

4 There’s never a friend like Jesus,
When life’s short day is past,
When fades the light, and death’s dark night
Comes to the soul at last.
When all the joys and sorrows,
When cares and burdens, cease,
‘Tis only the love of Jesus
Can bring eternal peace. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #65

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's never a friend like Jesus
Title: There's Never a Friend Like Jesus
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: There's never a friend, never a friend



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