182. Jesus! Name of Wondrous Love

1 Jesus! Name of wondrous love,
Name all other names above,
Unto which must ev'ry knee
Bow in deep humility.

2 Jesus! Name decreed of old,
To the maiden mother told,
Kneeling in her lowly cell,
By the angel Gabriel.

3 Jesus! Name of priceless worth
To the fallen sons of earth,
For the promise that it gave,
"Jesus shall his people save."

4 Jesus! Name of mercy mild,
Given to the holy Child
When the cup of human woe
First he tasted here below.

5 Jesus! Only name that's given
Under all the mighty heaven
Whereby man, to sin enslaved,
Burst his fetters and is saved.

6 Jesus! Name of wondrous love,
Human name of God above;
Pleading your redemption true,
We flee, helpless, Lord, to you.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus! Name of wondrous love
Title: Jesus! Name of Wondrous Love
Author: William W. How, 1823-97 (alt.)
Meter: 77 77
Language: English
Publication Date: 1982
Topic: Lesser Festivals
Tune Information
Name: GOTT SEI DANK
Meter: 77 77
Key: C Major
Source: J. A. Freylinghauseh, Gestreiches Gesang-Buch, 1704
Copyright: Arrangement: Copyright 1982 Concordia Publishing House.



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