Precious Old Story

Representative Text

1 We sing of a precious old story,
The sweetest that ver was told,
How Jesus left heaven and glory,
His wonderful grace to unfold.

Chorus:
Oh, dear old story, o precious old story,
The sweetest that ever was told;
How Jesus let heaven and glory,
His wonderful grace to unfold.

2 The friend of the sad and forsaken,
Despised and rejected of men,
O wonderful love of the Father,
Such sinnrs to save and befriend. [Chorus]

3 The sun in the ev'ning was setting,
They gathered around at the door,
He came forth in love and compassion,
The sick and deseased to restore. [Chorus]

4 They crown'd Him with thorns in derision,
And led Him to Calvary's hill,
That bitter cup drank, now forever,
Our cup He with blessing can fill [Chorus]

Source: Melodies of Grace and Truth #1

Author: James Fraser

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Text Information

First Line: We sing of a precious old story
Title: Precious Old Story
Author: James Fraser
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Oh, dear old story, oh, precious old story
Copyright: Public Domain
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