O tell the story o'er and o'er

O tell the story o'er and o'er

Author: R. E. Hudson
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, tell the story o’er and o’er,
Of love so full and free;
I give myself, my all to Him,
Who bled and died for me.

Refrain:
The half has never yet been told,
Of love so full and free;
The half has never yet been told,
The blood it cleanseth me.

2 He died for me, naught but His love
Could melt this heart of mine;
Oh, come, and take the precious gift
Of peace and joy divine. [Refrain]

3 His life, His death, His precious love,
To you shall all be given;
Come now, accept His offered grace,
And reign with Him in heaven. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #17

Author: R. E. Hudson

Ralph Hudson (1843-1901) was born in Napoleon, OH. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. After teaching for five years at Mt. Vernon College in Alliance he established his own publishing company in that city. He was a strong prohibitionist and published The Temperance Songster in 1886. He compiled several other collections and supplied tunes for gospel songs, among them Clara Tear Williams' "All my life long I had panted" (Satisfied). See 101 More Hymn Stories, K. Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1985). Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O tell the story o'er and o'er
Author: R. E. Hudson
Refrain First Line: O, 'twas love, sweet love

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gates Ajar: a collection of hymns and tunes for use in Sunday schools, praise and prayer meetings #54Page Scan
Gospel Jewels #17TextAudioPage Scan
Gospel Jewels #141AudioPage Scan
Quartette: containing Songs for the Ransomed, Songs of Love Peace and Joy, Gems of Gospel Song, Salvation Echoes, with one hundred choice selections added #28Page Scan
Salvation Echoes: for Sabbath School, Gospel, Prayer and Praise Meetings #63aPage Scan
Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d121
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