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The same old gospel story

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1 Preach the gospel of Jesus 'tis God's pow'r unto salvation,
to all who it, believeth and believing it obey;
'Tis the same gospel story just as beautiful and true,
And as quick and full of power as it was when it was new.

Refrain:
'Tis the same old gospel story just as beautiful and true,
Just as full of Jesus' power as it was when it was new.

2 'Tis the same gospel story that was preached to sons of men,
When apostles took the message boldly round condemning sin.
'Tis the same gospel story, seeking still to save the lost,
Telling men to follow Jesus matters not what be the cost. [Refrain]

3 'Tis the same gospel story and derided we may be,
We will preach it we will sing it, o'er the land and on the sea.
'Tis the same gospel story that has followed wicked men,
On the highways and the hedges, and the darkest haunts of sin. [Refrain]

4 'Tis the same gospel story and we will not cease to claim,
Thru His blood, complete redemption sanctified by Jesus name.
'Tis the same gospel story that our fathers loved to tell
And our mothers died obeying, knowing all with them was well. [Refrain]

Source: The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #136

Author: Franklin L. Eiland

Franklin L. Eiland was born in Noxubee county, Miss., March 25, 1860. He was reared on the farm and attended the old field school. The school house on the hill and the old Oaken Bucket, etc., etc., were objects of interest in his curriculum. He had traveled some before finally leaving home including a trip to Tx, but in 1882 he came to Tx to remain. November 13, 1884 he married Miss Mary E. Nisbett of Robertson county. She lived nine years. In 1894 he married Miss Ella May Kennedy of Van Zandt county. She lived only 10 days. October 21, 1896 he married Miss Minnie Jarushia Valentine of McLennan county. She still survives. They have one sweet little daughter, Mary Ella Oree. She is quite bright and is already starting music at the age of th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Preach the gospel of Jesus
Title: The same old gospel story
Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the same old gospel story

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The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #136

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