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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.

Refrain:
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

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… 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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