JESUS, THY NAME I LOVE (Doane)

JESUS, THY NAME I LOVE (Doane)

Composer: W. Howard Doane
Published in 4 hymnals


Composer: W. Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: JESUS, THY NAME I LOVE (Doane)
Composer: W. Howard Doane
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Incipit: 35432 11466 55564
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Jesus! That Name is Love

Thou art my friend

By all whom Thou hast made
Be praise and worship paid
Through earth abroad;
Thy Name be glorified,
There is none great beside,
Matchless Thy works abide,
For Thou art God.

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Instances

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Service Hymnal #330

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Songs of Free Grace #87

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The Baptist Standard Hymnal #330

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The Psalter #236

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