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No friend like Jesus

Was there ever a friend

Author: Orlando S. Grinnell
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Orlando S. Grinnell

Orlando S. Grinnell was better known as a preacher than a songwriter. Still, the Wayne pastor's single hymn was a hit, not for its timeless melody but for its title. In 1921, the minister wrote a hymn for his flock to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wayne Congregational Church. Grinnell titled it "The Little Home Church by the Wayside." http://articles.chicagotribune.com/199 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Was there ever a friend
Title: No friend like Jesus
Author: Orlando S. Grinnell
Refrain First Line: O, he hears when I come

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Choice Gospel Songs #d214

Golden Sheaves No. 1 #d140

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Revival Melodies #20

Select New and Old Hymns #d261

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