Repeat the story o'er and o'er

Repeat the story o'er and o'er

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Tune: [Repeat the story over and over]
Published in 52 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Repeat the story o’er and o’er,
Of grace so full and free;
I love to hear it more and more,
Since grace has rescued me.

The half was never told,
The half was never told,
of Grace Divine, so wonderful,
The half was never, never told.

2 Of peace I only knew the name,
Nor found my soul its rest,
Until the sweet-voiced angel came
To soothe my weary breast.

The half was never told,
The half was never told,
Of peace Divine, so wonderful,
The half was never, never told.

3 My highest place is lying low
At my Redeemer’s feet;
No real joy in life I know,
But in His service sweet.

The half was never told,
The half was never told,
Of joy Divine, so wonderful,
The half was never, never told.

4 And oh, what rapture will it be,
With all the host above,
To sing through all eternity
The wonders of His love!

The half was never told,
The half was never told,
Of love Divine, so wonderful,
The half was never, never told.

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6 #184

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Repeat the story o'er and o'er
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: The half was never told
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #8883
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