I have found a Friend to me so dear

I have found a Friend to me so dear

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [I have found a Friend to me so dear]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I have found a Friend so kind and true,
I would tell His wond’rous love to you,
I am in His keeping all day thro’,
I would sing the praise of Jesus.

Refrain:
Sing with me, bless His holy name,
All the way He is just the same,
To Him honor bringing,
Let His praise be ringing,
Sing with me of Jesus, bless His name.

2 When I stood in need He heard my call,
Now He holds me safe tho’ shadows fall;
I would honor Him my all in all,
I would sing the praise of Jesus. [Refrain]

3 I am toiling on at His command,
When He speaks to me I understand,
Peace I find beneath His shelt’ring hand,
I would sing the praise of Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifting Songs #1

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones, 1865-1936 Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1865, Yates City, Il­li­nois. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1936, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Al­too­na Wal­nut Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Etowah Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Pseudonyms: Lewis Edgar Edgar Lewis Mary Slater A class­mate of evan­gel­ist Bil­ly Sun­day, Jones at­tend­ed the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, he worked for the Young Men’s Christ­ian As­so­ci­a­tion in Da­ven­port, Io­wa; Fort Worth, Tex­as (1915); and San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­forn­ia (1925). Hymn writ­ing was his avo­ca­tion. Sources: Hustad, P. 266 Reynolds, P. 327 Reynolds, P. 347 Taylor, P. 340 http:… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have found a Friend to me so dear
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Since the love of God shone in

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Best Hymns No. 3: for services of song in Christian work #97
New Junior Songs #d34
Songs of Help: for the Sunday school, evangelistic and church services #47AudioPage Scan
The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #27Page Scan
Uplifting Songs #1TextAudioPage Scan



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