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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

I never can tell or repay it

O wonderful story which never grows old

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Tune: [O wonderful story which never grows old]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 O wonderful story which ne’er grows old,
The story of infinite love;
It brought the dear Saviour to earth for me,
From heaven’s bright courts above.

But I never can tell it, I never can tell it,
The height and the depth of His love;
But I’ll love Him and serve Him, confess Him and bless Him,
Till call’d to the mansions above.

2 The Saviour so sinless, so pure and true,
Came down among sinners to dwell;
Then gave His own life on the cruel cross,
No mortal such love can tell. [Refrain]

3 A witness for Jesus I mean to be,
And tell of His wonderful love;
Then some day when earth and its cares are o’er,
I’ll praise Him in heav’n above. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #57

Author: Lida Shivers Leech

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey. Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia. Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time. Sources-- Emurian, pp. 112-3 Reynolds, p. 336 Lyrics-- God’s Way Is Best I Have Re­deemed Thee I’ll Go Any­where No Fault in Him Some Day He’ll Make It Plain Thine for Ser­vice Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928 When the Veil is Lift… Go to person page >

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First Line: O wonderful story which never grows old
Title: I never can tell or repay it
Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Language: English
Refrain First Line: But I never can tell it


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New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #57

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