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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

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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.

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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