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The Sweetest Song

There is a song I never tire of singing

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Tune: [There is a song I never tire of singing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a song I never tire of singing,
It is a song which down the ages rings;
Of love divine, so pure and strong and changeless,
Naught in this world such peace and joy can bring.

Refrain:
O song sublime of love divine,
Ring out thy story to all the list’ning world;
Soon it may be o’er land and sea,
To every nation love’s banner be unfurled.

2 The sweetest song e’er sung by men or angels,
All nations join and swell the glad refrain;
Of Him who gave His life a willing off’ring,
Who died for all, will soon in glory reign. [Refrain]

3 Oh, herald wide the song of full redemption,
Till all the world shall fall at His dear feet;
And own Him King whose love is e’er unchanging,
While o’er and o’er the story we repeat. [Refrain]

The Gospel in Song, 1926 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Lida Shivers Leech

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey. Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia. Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time. Sources-- Emurian, pp. 112-3 Reynolds, p. 336 Lyrics-- God’s Way Is Best I Have Re­deemed Thee I’ll Go Any­where No Fault in Him Some Day He’ll Make It Plain Thine for Ser­vice Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928 When the Veil is Lift… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a song I never tire of singing
Title: The Sweetest Song
Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Meter: 11.10.11.10.8.11.8.11
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O song sublime of love divine

Media

Timeless Truths #853
  • The_Sweetest_Song.pdf (PDF)

Instances

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Timeless Truths #853

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