Jesus! Name of Wondrous Love

Melody - "Gott sei Dank", from the Neues geistreiches Gesangbuch, Halle, 1704; Seq. by Richard Jordan

William W. How, 1854

Jesus! Name of wondrous love,
Name all other names above,
Unto which must every 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,
Bursts his fetters and is saved.

6. Jesus! Name of wondrous love,
Human name of God above;
Pleading only this, we flee,
Helpless, O our God, to Thee.

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