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How Sweet The Name Of Jesus Sounds

1) How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
in a believer's ear!
It soothes our sorrows, heals our wounds,
and drives away our fear.

2) It makes the wounded spirit whole
and calms the troubled breast;
'tis manna to the hungry soul,
and to the weary, rest.

3) O Jesus, shepherd, guardian, friend,
my Prophet, Priest, and King,
my Lord, my Life, my Way, my End,
accept the praise I bring.

4) How weak the effort of my heart,
how cold my warmest thought;
but when I see you as you are,
I'll praise you as I ought.

5) Till then I would your love proclaim
with every fleeting breath;
and may the music of your name
refresh my soul in death.


Den Liedtext und Noten findet man in folgenden Liederbüchern:

  Cover Nummer Noten
Great Hymns Treasury 58  Bestellen
Songs of Fellowship 1 194  Bestellen
Songs of Fellowship 2 782  Bestellen