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[Now just a word for Jesus, your dearest friend]

[Now just a word for Jesus, your dearest friend]

Composer: W. Howard Doane
Published in 28 hymnals


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Composer: W. Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Now just a word for Jesus, your dearest friend]
Composer: W. Howard Doane
Meter: 7.6.7.6 with refrain
Incipit: 13211 16653 322
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3490
Text: Just a Word for Jesus
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The Cyber Hymnal #3490

Include 27 pre-1979 instances
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