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Have you something good to tell us

Have you something good to tell us

Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Tune: [Have you something good to tell us]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Have you something good to tell us,
My Christian friend, today?
Tell how the Lord has met you,
And helped you on your way.

Tell of the loving Saviour
Who keeps us day by day;
Oh, tell of the precious Saviour,—
‘Twill help us on our way.

2 Have you something good to tell us
Of Jesus kind and true?
Of hopes that reach to heaven?
Of mercies ever new? [Refrain]

3 We are waiting now to hear you
Proclaim his grace so free;
Speak out and tell each sinner
“His love has pardoned me.” [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #99

Author: Priscilla J. Owens

Owens, Priscilla Jane, was born July 21, 1829, of Scotch and Welsh descent, and is now (1906) resident at Baltimore, where she is engaged in public-school work. For 50 years Miss Owen has interested herself in Sunday-school work, and most of her hymns were written for children's services. Her hymn in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, "We have heard a joyful sound" (Missions), was written for a Sunday-school Mission Anniversary, and the words were adapted to the chorus "Vive le Roi" in the opera The Huguenots. [Rev. James Bonar, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you something good to tell us
Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Refrain First Line: Tell of the loving Savior
Copyright: Public Domain



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Joyful Sound #99

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Sacred Trio #265

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The Sacred Trio #265

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