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Tell the sweet old story

Tell the sweet old story

Author: Lida M. Keck
Tune: [Tell the sweet old story]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tell the sweet old story,
Of the Saviour’s love,
How He left the glory
Of His throne above,
How His life so precious
Freely Jesus gave,
That a world rebellious,
He from death might save.

Tell, oh tell the story sweet,
Of the Saviour’s love,
Tell to all you meet,
Of the home above.

2 Tell the sweet old story,
To the young and old,
Sweetest, sweetest story,
Mortal ever told.
Tell the little children
Of the Saviour mild,
Who His glorious kingdom
Likened to a child. [Refrain]

3 Tell the sweet old story,
Shout it ‘round the world,
Let the King of Glory
See His flag unfurled.
Tell the aged pilgrims
Of the Saviour dear,
Who their faint petition
Lovingly will hear. [Refrain]

Source: The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #88

Author: Lida M. Keck

Lida Myra Keck [Lida M. Wiggins] 20th Century Keck’s works include: Silvern Secret, or, The Autobiography of a Silver Dollar (Hamilton, Ohio: The Republican Publishing Company, 1894) The Mysteries of Life, or, The Revelations of Faces, Figures and Fortunes (Naperville, Illinois: J. L. Nichols and Company, 1931) www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tell the sweet old story
Author: Lida M. Keck
Refrain First Line: Tell, O tell the story
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Melodies of Salvation #d146

Melodies of Salvation #d202

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Melodies of Salvation #117

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The Chorus of Praise #88

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