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963. Good News to All

1 Dear friends, we have precious tidings of old,
Would you receive greater riches than gold?
Hear it, all people, ye wealthy and poor,
Jesus will give you His peace evermore.

Refrain:
Good news, good news,
We will sing and proclaim tidings of redeeming love;
Good news, good news,
Full salvation for all, flowing from above.

2 Wonderful grace we declare unto you,
Truly we’ve tested and proved it is true,
How great is salvation! tongue cannot tell,
Saving the soul from the power of hell. [Refrain]

3 Ye infidels that so boldly appear,
Deep in your bosom you’re cankered with fear,
Come now to reason and honest intent,
And God will pardon if ye will repent. [Refrain]

4 Is there a poor sinner present tonight
Whose life is bitter and under a blight?
Should it be liquor or gloomy despair,
Surely our Savior can turn it all fair. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Dear friends, we have precious tidings of old
Title: Good News to All
Author: Daniel S. Warner
Meter: 10.10.10.10.4.13.4.11
Scripture: Luke 4:18
Topic: Invitation
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Good_News_to_All); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (424); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (408)
Refrain First Line: Good news, good news
Tune Information
Name: [Dear friends, we have precious tidings of old]
Composer: Barney E. Warren (1911)
Meter: 10.10.10.10.4.13.4.11
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Good_News_to_All); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (424); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (408)



Media
MIDI file: Good_News_to_All.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Good_News_to_All)




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