I'll Tell It

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1 Nothing to say for Jesus,
When He has done all for me?
Nothing to say for Jesus,
Who suffered on Calvary,
Redeeming my soul from sorrow,
And fitting it for the skies?
Oh! how can I then be silent,
In view of the sacrifice?

Chorus:
I'll tell it, I'll tell it,
How precious a ransom, He gave;
I'll tell of His love,
And His wonderful power to save.

2 Nothing to say for Jesus,
When sinners inquire to know?
Nothing to say for Jesus,
And tell them what they must do,
To flee from the wrath that's coming—
Escaping the judgment day,—
To taste of His great salvation?
Oh! shall I have this to say? [Chorus]

3 Nothing to say for Jesus,
Ashamed of my Savior now?
Nothing to say for Jesus,
Not even His name avow?
And does He not plainly tell me,
"If thou wilt say naught for me,
In glory, before my Father,
I will not say aught for thee?" [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #34

Arranger: E. F. Miller

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Text Information

First Line: Nothing to say for Jesus
Title: I'll Tell It
Arranger: E. F. Miller
Source: "The Shout of Victory"
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'll tell it, I'll tell it
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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