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The Story Never Old

The sweetest story told on earth

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Tune: [The sweetest story told on earth]
Published in 17 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The sweetest story told on earth,
Or heard in heav'n above,
Is told of Jesus and His birth,
Of Jesus and His love.

O story never old,
The sweetest ever told!
Until the gates of gold swing back for me;
I'll tell it o'er and o'er
And then on yonder shore
It still forevermore my song shall be.

2 He took upon Himself the guilt
Of all my sins and thine,
And on the cross of Calvary
He paid thy debt and mine. [Chorus]

3 "There was no other good enough
To pay the price of sin;
He only could unlock the gate
Of heav'n and let us in." [Chorus]

4 "O dearly, dearly hath He loved
And we must love Him too,
And trust in His redeeming love,
And try His works to do." [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #72

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonyms: C. D. Emerson, Charlotte G. Homer, S. B. Jackson, A. W. Lawrence, Jennie Ree… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The sweetest story told on earth
Title: The Story Never Old
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O story never old
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6370
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The Cyber Hymnal #6370

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