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Jesus Is the Sweetest Name I Know

Lela Long
(1896-1951)

There have been names that I have loved to hear,
But never has there been a name so dear
To this heart of mine, as the name divine,
The precious, precious name of Jesus.

Chorus:
Jesus is the sweetest name I know,
And He’s just the same as His lovely name,
And that’s the reason [continue reading…]

Ode to the Titles of Christ

Charles Wesley
(1707-1788)

Arise, my soul, arise
Thy Savior’s sacrifice!
All the names that love could find,
All the forms that love could take
Jesus in Himself has joined,
Thee, my soul, His own to make.

Equal with God, most high,
He laid His glory by: [continue reading…]

Revive Us Again!

William Mackay
(1839-1885)

Will You not Yourself revive us again,
That Your people may rejoice in You?

—Psalm 85:6—

We praise Thee, O God!
For the Son of Thy love,
For Jesus Who died,
And is now gone above.

Chorus:
Hallelujah! Thine the glory.
Hallelujah! Amen.
Hallelujah! Thine the glory.
Revive us again.

We praise Thee, O God!
For Thy Spirit of light, [continue reading…]

The Name of Jesus Is So Sweet

William C. Martin
(1864-1914)

The name of Jesus is so sweet,
I love its music to repeat;
It makes my joys full and complete,
The precious name of Jesus!

Chorus:
“Jesus,” O how sweet the name!
“Jesus,” ev'ry day the same; [continue reading…]

Loved with Everlasting Love

George Wade Robinson
(1838-1877)

“I have loved you with an everlasting love;
Therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness.”

— Jeremiah 31:3 nasb


Loved with everlasting love,
Led by grace that love to know;
Gracious Spirit from above,
Thou hast taught me it is so!
Oh, this full and perfect peace!
Oh, this transport all divine!
In a love which cannot cease,
I am His, and He is mine;
In a love which cannot cease,
I am His, and He is mine.

Heav’n above is [continue reading…]

My Faith Looks Up to Thee

Ray Palmer
(1808-1887)

My faith looks up to Thee,
Thou Lamb of Calvary,
Savior Divine;
Now hear me while I pray,
Take all my guilt away;
Oh, let me from this day
Be wholly Thine.

May Thy rich grace impart
Strength to [continue reading…]

I Am So Glad That Jesus Loves Me

Philip P. Bliss
(1838-1876)

I am so glad that our Father in Heav’n
Tells of His love in the Book He has giv’n.
Wonderful things in the Bible I see;
This is the dearest, that Jesus loves me.

Chorus:
I am so glad that Jesus loves me, [continue reading…]

Fairest Lord Jesus

Anonymous 17th Century German hymn
translated by
Joseph A. Seiss
(1823-1904)

Fairest Lord Jesus, Ruler of all nature,
O Thou of God and man the Son,
Thee will I cherish, Thee will I honor,
Thou, my soul’s glory, joy, and crown!

Fair are the meadows, fairer still the woodlands,
Robed in the garb [continue reading…]

Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow

Bernhard Severin Ingemann
(1789-1862)
translated by
Sabine Baring-Gould
(1834-1924)

Through the night of doubt and sorrow,
Onward goes the pilgrim band,
Singing songs of expectation,
Marching to the promised land.
Clear before us [continue reading…]

My Country, ’Tis of Thee

Samuel Francis Smith
(1808-1895)

My country, ’tis of thee,
Sweet land of liberty,
Of thee I sing;
Land where my fathers died,
Land of the pilgrims' pride,
From ev’ry mountainside
Let freedom ring!

My native country, thee,
Land of the noble free,
Thy name I love;
I love thy rocks and rills,
Thy woods and templed hills; [continue reading…]

If Jesus Goes with Me

C. Austin Miles
(1868-1946)

Posted in honor of

Missionary Jim WardMissionary Jim Ward,
the beloved Santiago
of ISPI Guatemala

It may be in the valley, where countless dangers hide,
It may be in the sunshine that I, in peace, abide;
But this one thing I know—if it be dark or fair,
If Jesus is with me, I’ll go anywhere!

Refrain:
If Jesus goes with me, I’ll go anywhere!
’Tis heaven to me, where’er I may be, if He is there!
I count it a privilege here, His cross to bear,
If Jesus goes with me, I’ll go anywhere!

It may be I must carry the blessed Word of life
Across the burning deserts to those in sinful strife;
And though it be my lot to bear my colors there,
If Jesus goes with me, I’ll go anywhere!

But if [continue reading…]

Come Down, O Love Divine!

Bianco da Siena
(c. 1350 – c. 1434)
translated by
Richard Littledale
(1833-1890)

Come down, O Love divine,
Seek thou this soul of mine,
And visit it with Thine own ardor glowing;
O Comforter, draw near,
Within my heart appear,
And kindle it, Thy holy flame bestowing.

O let it freely burn,
Till earthly passions turn [continue reading…]

’Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

Louisa Stead
(1850-1917)

’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just to take Him at His Word,
Just to rest upon His promise,
And to know “Thus saith the Lord!”

Refrain:
Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Him!
How I’ve proved Him o’er and o’er; [continue reading…]

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

Martin Luther
(1483-1546)
translated by
Frederic Henry Hedge
(1805-1890)

A mighty fortress is our God,
A bulwark never failing;
Our helper he, amid the flood
Of mortal ills prevailing.
For still our ancient foe [continue reading…]