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I have glorious tidings of Jesus to tell

I have glorious tidings of Jesus to tell

Author: Richard Slater
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I have glorious tidings of Jesus to tell,
How he unto me hath done all things well.
And I love him for stooping, in sin when I fell,
Where his strong arm of mercy did reach me.

Refrain:
A wonderful Saviour is Jesus,
Cleansing the soul, making it whole;
A wonderful Saviour is Jesus,
I’ve proved he is mighty to save.

2 I have found that from fear he can freedom bestow,
And over dark sorrow joy’s radiance throw;
As a friend he can cheer one in grief, this I know;
He indeed is a wonderful Saviour.

3 I am glad that the blessings the Lord gives to me
To all who will ask him are just as free;
In his pity unmeasured he gracious will be
Unto all who will seek his salvation.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #329

Author: Richard Slater

Library of Congress name authority Sources: found: The musical Salvationist, 2011: t.p. (Richard Slater; 1854-1939) p. 32, etc. (b. June 7, 1854 in Clerkenwell; worked in the Salvation Army's Musical Dept. from 1883 until his retirement in 1913; was the principal Salvationist composer, arranger and musical editor of the period; awarded the Order of the Founder, the highest honour bestowed to Salvationists, in 1923; d. Dec. 7, 1939) Go to person page >

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First Line: I have glorious tidings of Jesus to tell
Author: Richard Slater
Refrain First Line: A wonderful Savior is Jesus

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #329

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