Tell Me More about Jesus

Representative Text

1 ’Tis known on earth and Heaven, too,
’Tis sweet to me because it’s true;
The old, old story is e’er new;
Tell me more about Jesus.

Tell me more about Jesus,
Tell me more about Jesus;
Him would I know who loved me so;
Tell me more about Jesus.

2 Earth’s fairest flowers will droop and die,
Dark clouds o’erspread yon azure sky,
Life’s dearest joys flit fleetest by;
Tell me more about Jesus. [Refrain]

3 When overwhelmed with unbelief,
When burdened with a blinding grief,
Come kindly then to my relief;
Tell me more about Jesus. [Refrain]

4 And when the glory land I see,
And take the place prepared for me,
Through endless years my song shall be,
Tell me more about Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9733

Author: P. P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 'Tis known on earth and heaven too
Title: Tell Me More about Jesus
Author: P. P. Bliss
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tell me more about Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #9733

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