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We can tell the sweet old story

We can tell the sweet old story

Author: Eliza M. Sherman
Tune: [We can tell the sweet old story]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We can tell the sweet old story,
We can sing of Christ’s dear love,
How he came to little children,
From his shining home above.

We can tell, tell the story,
We can sing of his love,
How the King, King of glory,
Came from heav’n, from heav’n above.

2 Tho’ we are but little children,
We can sing and we can pray,
We can love the blessed Jesus,
Walk beside him ev’ry day. [Refrain]

3 Jesus says the fragrant lilies
“Toil not, neither do they spin,”
But they live in his dear presence,
Giving all they have to him. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #96

Author: Eliza M. Sherman

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Text Information

First Line: We can tell the sweet old story
Author: Eliza M. Sherman
Refrain First Line: We can tell, tell the story



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Good Will: A collection of New Music for Sabbath Schools and Gospel Meetings (Enlarged) #114Page Scan
Gospel Jewels #96TextAudioPage Scan
Sabbath Songs, for the Use of Sabbath Schools, Social Meetings, and the Services of the Church #d147
Shook's Song Evangelist: a new collection of music for Sunday schools, gospel meetings, choirs and private worship #54Page Scan
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