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Tell it that the world may know

There's a story which I love to tell

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Tune: [There's a story which I love to tell]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There’s a story which I love to tell,
As rejoicing on I go;
That Jesus gave His life to save,
The world from sin and woe,
And it fills my soul with joy to know,
That He e’er could love me so;
His love for you is ever true,
Then tell it as you go.

Refrain:
Tell it as you go, that the world may know,
That He fills your life with song,
Makes you joyous all day long;
Tell it as you go, that the world may know,
That you’re on His side whate’er betide,
Sin’s pow’r to overthrow.

2 There’s a song which swells within my soul,
Making life a gladsome rhyme;
Since He came in, saved me from sin,
And made the joy-bells chime.
Can you sing this song of joy with me,
Does your heart with love o’erflow?
To Him on high who’s ever nigh,
Then tell it as you go. [Refrain]

3 There’s a hand that guides me day by day,
As I journey on with cheer;
‘Tis strong and sure, ‘twill e’er endure,
I trust Him without fear;
And that others may His pow’r receive,
And His love and goodness know;
I’m living true to Him; are you?
Then tell it as you go. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #34

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's a story which I love to tell
Title: Tell it that the world may know
Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Refrain First Line: Tell it as you go, that the world may know



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