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[Speak for Jesus; He hath touched you]

[Speak for Jesus; He hath touched you]

Composer: John R. Sweney
Published in 2 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: John R. Sweney

John R. Sweney (1837-1899) was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and exhibited musical abilities at an early age. At nineteen he was studying with a German music teacher, leading a choir and glee club, and performing at children’s entertainments. By twenty-two he was teaching at a school in Dover, Delaware. Soon thereafter, he was put in charge of the band of the Third Delaware Regiment of the Union Army for the duration of the Civil War. After the war, he became Professor of Music at the Pennsylvania Military Academy, and director of Sweney’s Cornet Band. He eventually earned Bachelor and Doctor of Music degrees at the Academy. Sweney began composing church music in 1871 and became well-known as a leader of large congregati… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John R. Sweney
Incipit: 34322 32111 21465
Key: F Major

Texts

Speak for Jesus

Speak for Jesus; He hath touched you,
Raised you form the death of sin;
Use for Him the life He gives you;
Rise and precious jewels win!

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6273
Text: Speak for Jesus
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The Cyber Hymnal #6273

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