315. Tell Me the Old, Old Story

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1 Tell me the Old, Old Story,
Of unseen things above,
Of Jesus and His glory,
Of Jesus and His love:
Tell me the story simply,
As to a little child,
For I am weak and weary,
And helpless and defiled.

Tell me the Old, Old Story,
Tell me the Old, Old Story,
Tell me the Old, Old Story,
Of Jesus and His love.

2 Tell me the story slowly,
That I may take it in--
That wonderful redemption,
God's remedy for sin;
Tell me the story often,
For I forget so soon,
The "early dew" of morning
Has passed away at noon. (Chorus)

3 Tell me the story softly,
With earnest tones and grave;
Remember, I'm the sinner
Whom Jesus came to save:
Tell me the story always,
If you would really be,
In any time of trouble,
A comforter to me. (Chorus)

4 Tell me the same old story,
When you have cause to fear
That this world's empty glory
Is costing me too dear;
Yes, and when that world's glory
Is dawning on my soul,
Tell me the Old, Old Story:
"Christ Jesus makes thee whole." (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: Tell me the Old, Old Story
Title: Tell Me the Old, Old Story
Author: A. Catherine Hankey
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christ: Love
Refrain First Line: Tell me the Old, Old Story
Tune Information
Name: [Tell me the Old, Old Story]
Composer: William H. Doane
Key: B♭ Major

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