Who sings What a Friend We Have in Jesus?
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus” is a Christian hymn originally written by preacher Joseph M. Scriven as a poem in 1855 to comfort his mother, who was living in Ireland while he was in Canada. Scriven originally published the poem anonymously, and only received full credit for it in the 1880s.
What a Friend We Have in Jesus composer?
BIBLE VERSE: Philippians 4:6 – “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.” HYMN LYRICS: What a Friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer!
Who is Michael Eldridge?
Michael Eldridge is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault’s Business Law Group in Toronto. His practice is focused on Capital Markets, Public Companies, Securities Regulation & Investment Products and Public M&A.
What a Friend We Have in Jesus explained?
The great hymn, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” depicts a rich understanding of God forged through times of loss and loneliness. The hymn’s lyricist was a native of Dublin, Ireland, a man named Joseph Scriven (1820-1886). This is part of his story.