C2. Something More than Gold

1 A certain man of whom we read
Who lived in days of old,
Though he was rich, he felt his need
Of something more than gold.

Refrain:
O yes, my friend! there’s something more,
something more than gold,
To know your sins are all forgiv'n
is something more than gold.

2 It happen'd on a certain day
This little man was told
That Jesus soon would pass that way
With something more than gold. [Refrain]

3 He climb'd a tree above the crowd
So that he might behold
The blessed One with pow'r to give
something more than gold. [Refrain]

4 The Saviour came along the way,
And saw him on the tree,
Then calling to him Jesus said:
'I must abide with thee!' [Refrain]

5 So he obey'd, and soon he found
The half had not been told,
The blessing Jesus brought to him
Was better far than gold. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: A certain man of whom we read
Title: Something More than Gold
Author: John Martin
Publication Date: 1937
Topic: Choruses
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O yes, my friend! there's something more
Copyright: By permission of Reid Brothers, Ltd.
Tune Information
Name: [A certain man of whom we read]
Composer: John Martin
Incipit: 51133 22135 56U1D 55665
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: By permission of Reid Brothers, Ltd.



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