[A friend of Jesus, O what bliss] (Cooke)

[A friend of Jesus, O what bliss] (Cooke)

Composer: George W. Cooke
Published in 1 hymnal


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: George W. Cooke

George William Cooke was born in Yorkshire, England in 1884 and died in Jamestown, New York in 1951. He was the author of "Joy in My Heart" which was copyrighted in 1926 (but not renewed). At that time he was living in Wilmington, Delaware. He was a minister and associated with a group called Gospel Crusaders which was associated with the Methodist Church. He ran the Delmarva Camp, a Methodist camp that held gospel meetings and revivals. He was later minister of Methodist churches in Buffalo and Rochester New York. Dianne Shapiro from research done by Richard L. Green Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: George W. Cooke

Texts

Friendship with Jesus

A friend of Jesus! Oh, what bliss
That one so weak as I
Should ever have a Friend like this
To lead me to the sky!

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