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The Story Never Old

They tell me that the story of my Savior has grown old

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Tune: [They tell me that the story of my Savior has grown old]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 They tell me that the story
Of my Savior has grown old;
It never will be old to me.
It grows more sweet and precious
As again I hear it told;
It never will be old to me.

It never will grow old,
The story often told;
The sweet and blessèd story,
Oh, it never will grow old.

2 I feel my love grow stronger
As I near His riven side;
It never will be old to me.
I’ve found no friend like Jesus,
My Redeemer, crucified.
It never will be old to me. [Refrain]

2 I’ll tell the same dear story
That none other can endure;
It never will be old to me.
No refuge but my Savior,
Where my soul may rest secure,
It never will be old to me. [Refrain]

3 I’m waiting for the morning
When again my Lord will come,
It never will be old to me.
His word is sure and faithful,
I shall dwell with Him at home,
It never will grow old to me. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #15236

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: They tell me that the story of my Savior has grown old
Title: The Story Never Old
Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Refrain First Line: It never will grow old
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #15236
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The Cyber Hymnal #15236

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