Spread the Good News

Representative Text

1 Spread the good news of salvation,
News, O so wondrously sweet,
Unto the perishing round you
Gladly the story repeat.

Spread the glad tidings,
Spread the glad tidings,
Tell of God's infinite love,
Tell of a loving Redeemer,
Pleading for sinners above.

2 Spread the good news of salvation,
Many, perchance, have not heard,
Blessed salvation is promised,
Only believe in his word. [Chorus]

3 Spread the good news of salvation,
Loudly the message proclaim;
Tell unto all that he offers
Pardon thro' Jesus dear name. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #91

Author: Ella E. Miles

Miles, Ella Elizabeth. (Athol, Massachusetts, March 24, 1855--December 29, 1914, Holden, Mass.) Advent Christian. Daughter of W.W. Boyden and wife of James A. Miles, she began writing poems and hymns at the age of fifteen. Many of them appeared in early hymn books of her church. --Moses C. Crouse, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Spread the good news of salvation
Title: Spread the Good News
Author: Ella E. Miles
Refrain First Line: Spread the glad tidings
Copyright: Public Domain



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