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Tell the Glad Story

Representative Text

1 Tell the glad story of Christ and his love,
Tell it, 'mid sorrow and strife,
Unto all who believe, and the Saviour receive,
He giveth eternal life.

Tell the glad story! Tell the glad story!
Tell it again and again;
How the King from above, in his wonderful love,
Has given his life for men.

2 Tell the glad story of Christ and his love,
Love everlasting and free.
It is offered to all; still repeat his sweet call,
O weary one, come to me. [Chorus]

3 Tell the glad story of Christ and his love,
Multitudes never have heard;
Spread the tidings today, not a moment delay,
Till all have received the word. [Chorus]

4 Tell the glad story of Christ and his love,
Sing of his victory, sing;
Let the Saviour of men be triumphant again,
In souls that shall crown him King. [Chorus]

Source: Bible Study Songs: for junior societies, junior and primary Sunday schools #114

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tell the glad story of Christ and his love
Title: Tell the Glad Story
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Tell the glad story! Tell the glad story!



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Bible Study Songs #114

Children's Praises #d6

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