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88. The Half Has Never Yet Been Told

1 I know I love Thee better, Lord
Than any earthly joy:
For Thou hast given me the peace
Which nothing can destroy.

Refrain:
The half has never yet been told,
Of love so full and free;
The half has never yet been told,
The blood, it cleanseth me.

2 I know that Thou art nearer still
Than any earthly throng;
And sweeter is the thought of Thee
Than any lovely song. [Refrain]

3 Thou hast put gladness in my heart,
Then may I well be glad;
Without the secret of Thy love,
I could not but be sad. [Refrain]

4 O Savior, precious Savior mine!
What will Thy presence be,
If such a life of joy can crown
Our walk on earth with Thee? [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I know I love Thee better, Lord
Title: The Half Has Never Yet Been Told
Author: Frances R. Havergal (1878)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Scripture: 1 John 1:7
Topic: Experience
Source: The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (514); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (95); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Half_Has_Never_Yet_Been_Told)
Refrain First Line: The half has never yet been told
Tune Information
Name: THE HALF NOT TOLD
Composer: Ralph E. Hudson (1893)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Key: C Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Half_Has_Never_Yet_Been_Told); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (95); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (514)



Media
MIDI file: The_Half_Has_Never_Yet_Been_Told.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Half_Has_Never_Yet_Been_Told)
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




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