The Wonderful Story

O wonderful, wonderful story Believers so love to repeat

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [O Wonderful, wonderful story] (Towner)
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O wonderful, wonderful story,
Believers so love to repeat,
How Jesus came down from bright Glory,
To make our redemption complete.

'Tis a wonderful, wonderful story,
The ransomed repeat it in glory;
He comes to redeem,
O rapturous theme,
O wonderful, wonderful story.

2 O wonderful, wonderful Savior,
O boundless his mercy and love;
To offer transgressors his favor,
And crown them his children above. [Chorus]

3 O wonderful, wonderful mansions,
Dear Jesus has gone to prepare;
Thro'out all bright Glory's expansion,
For those that shall dwell with him there. [Chorus]

4 O wonderful crowns for the blood-washed,
Within the sweet Eden of light;
And wonderful harps that are golden
For those in the raiments of white. [Chorus]

Source: Songs of Free Grace #17

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O wonderful, wonderful story Believers so love to repeat
Title: The Wonderful Story
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Tis a wonderful, wonderful story
Publication Date: 1883
Copyright: Public Domain


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Songs of Free Grace #17

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