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Tell the Story of Jesus

Go tell the story of Jesus, That all the world may hear

Author: Eben E. Rexford
Tune: [Go tell the story of Jesus, that all the world may hear]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Go tell the story of Jesus, that all the world may hear;
And tell it in simple fashion, that it may start the tear,
And touch the heart of the wayward; and maybe it will win
Another soul for the kingdom, out of the clutch of sin.

Refrain:
Tell the story of Jesus in a loving and earnest way;
Tell the story of Jesus,—it may win a soul today.

2 Go tell the story of Jesus to those about your way;
O tell of the pardon offered to all mankind today;
Tell them he loveth the sinner, altho’ he hates the sin;
And then, perhaps, they will listen, and let the Savior in. [Refrain]

3 Go tell the story of Jesus, and say, “He’s done for me
That which he is always ready to do for thine and thee.”
Out of a heart-burden speaking, thy words may win their way
Into the heart of the careless, and save a soul today. [Refrain]


Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #120

Author: Eben E. Rexford

Rexford, Eben Eugene.M (Johnsburg, New York, July 16, 1848--October 16, 1916, Shiocton, Wisconsin). Horticulturalist and editor of a Wisconsin farm journal. Many of his verses were used to fill empty corners of the journal. He also wrote many books on gardening. Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.), Litt.D. Twenty-five years, organist at First Congregational Church, Shiocton. See: Smith, Mary L.P. (1930). Eben E. Rexford; a biographical sketch. Menasha, Wis., George Banta Pub. Co. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives and Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go tell the story of Jesus, That all the world may hear
Title: Tell the Story of Jesus
Author: Eben E. Rexford
Refrain First Line: Tell the story of Jesus in a loving and earnest way

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Epworth Praises #d55

Selected Sunday School Songs #d43

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Sunday School Voices #120

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