What a Friend We Have in Jesus

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What a Friend We Have in Jesus

by Joseph Medlicott Scriven

Scriven wrote this poem to comfort his mother in Ireland while he was staying in Canada. The poem was first published anonymously in 1855. It is now a popular hymn, usually sung to the 1868 tune "Erie" by Charles Crozat Converse.

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