The Wonderful Jesus

'Tis a wonderful, wonderful Jesus

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: ['Tis a wonderful, wonderful Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. ’Tis a wonderful, wonderful Jesus
That came to the earth Christmas Day,
Bringing sunlight of peace and rejoicing,
To drive all the shadows away.

A wonderful, wonderful Jesus,
Whose love song the bright angels sing;
A wonderful, wonderful Jesus,
Thank God, we can call Him our king!

2. Bow, ye nations, before His bright scepter;
O sing, all ye isles of the sea;
For deliverance comes with the Savior,
Whose kingdom eternal shall be. [Refrain]

3. ’Tis a wonderful, wonderful Jesus,
Who claims all our lives for His own;
Let Him reign in our hearts ever glorious;
Receive Him and crown Him alone. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7604

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 'Tis a wonderful, wonderful Jesus
Title: The Wonderful Jesus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Language: English
Refrain First Line: A wonderful, wonderful Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain


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