Scripture Verse

Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you. Acts 2:22


Daniel W. Whittle (1840–1901)

Words: Da­ni­el W. Whit­tle, in Gos­pel Hymns No. 6, ed­it­ed by Ira D. San­key, James Mc­Gra­na­han & George C. Steb­bins (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio; New York; Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: John Church/Big­low & Main, 1891), num­ber 50. Some hym­nals give the au­thor as El Na­than, Whit­tle’s pseu­do­nym.

Music: Den­ver James Mc­Gra­na­han (🔊 pdf nwc).

James McGranahan (1840–1907)



Jesus of Nazareth! O what a name!
Let us rejoice and His glo­ry pro­claim;
Savior and keeper for­ev­er the same,
Shepherd, Re­deem­er and Lord.


Jesus of Nazareth, once cru­ci­fied,
Jesus of Nazareth, now glorified,
Jesus of Nazareth, throned at God’s side,
Glory and praise to His name.

Jesus of Nazareth, truly a man,
Low in His cradle His life He began,
Lived before God, both in pattern and plan,
Righteous, obedient One.


Jesus of Nazareth, nailed to the tree,
Dying that we by His death might be free,
Bearing the curse all for you and for me,
Dying a ransom for all.


Jesus of Nazareth, raised from the dead,
Spotless and holy, and still in our stead,
Made for us ever our glorified head,
Raised from the dead for us all.


Jesus of Nazareth, seated on high,
Sending the Spi­rit of grace to apply
Life through the Word unto men far and nigh,
Offering sal­va­tion to all.


Jesus of Nazareth, earth’s coming king,
Peace to the warring world soon He shall bring,
Nations of saved ones His praises shall sing;
All shall bow down at His name.