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How Sweet The Name of Jesus Sounds

Words: John Newton, Ol­ney Hymns (Lon­don: W. Ol­iv­er, 1779). Music: St. Pe­ter (Rein­a­gle), Alex­an­der R. Rein­a­gle, Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pi­an­o­for­te (Ox­ford, Eng­land: 1836) . Al­ter­nate tunes: Heber, George Kings­ley, 1838 . Ortonville, Thom­as Hast­ings, 1837 . How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds In a believer’s ear! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear. It makes the wounded spirit… View more

ABIDE WITH ME

Words: Hen­ry F. Lyte, 1847. Music: Eventide, Wil­liam H. Monk, 1861. Mrs. Monk de­scribed the set­ting: This tune was writ­ten at a time of great sor­row—when to­ge­ther we watched, as we did dai­ly, the glo­ries of the set­ting sun. As the last gold­en ray fad­ed, he took some pa­per and pen­ciled that tune which has gone all over… View more





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