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A friend in Jesus

What a friend I have in Jesus (Wadsworth)

Author: E. M. Wadsworth
Tune: [What a friend I have in Jesus]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 What a friend I have in Jesus,
He is ev’rything to me;
From His throne of Heav’nly Glory,
He came down to Calvary.

Refrain:
What a friend! What a friend!
What a faithful friend, and true;
What a friend! What a friend!
Him, I recommend to you.

2 What a friend I have in Jesus!
In temptation’s darkest hour
He is ever standing near me,
He upholds me with His pow’r. [Refrain]

3 What a friend I have in Jesus!
Yes, He’s ever near to me,
When the earthly ties are broken,
And when earthly comforts flee. [Refrain]

4 What a friend I have in Jesus,
When before the Throne I bend;
He is there and intercedeth:—
Was there ever such a friend. [Refrain]

5 What a friend I have in Jesus!
When I tread the vale of tears;
When death’s scenes around me gather,
He will drive away my fears. [Refrain]

Source: The Tabernacle Hymns #35

Author: E. M. Wadsworth

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Text Information

First Line: What a friend I have in Jesus (Wadsworth)
Title: A friend in Jesus
Author: E. M. Wadsworth
Refrain First Line: Never friendless, never lonely

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns Tried and True #d147

Tabernacle Hymns #d71

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The Tabernacle Hymns #35

Work and Worship #d65

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