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Wonderful Story of Love

Wonderful story of love, Tell it to me again

Author: J. M. Driver (1885)
Tune: WONDERFUL STORY
Published in 148 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Wonderful story of love!
Tell it to me again;
Wonderful story of love!
Wake the immortal strain.
Angels with rapture announce it,
Shepherds with wonder receive it;
Sinner, O won’t you believe it?
Wonderful story of love!

Refrain:
Wonderful! Wonderful!
Wonderful story, Wonderful story of love!

2 Wonderful story of love!
Though you are far away;
Wonderful story of love!
Still he doth call today.
Calling from Calvary’s mountain,
Down from the crystal bright fountain,
E’en from the dawn of creation;
Wonderful story of love!

3 Wonderful story of love!
Jesus provides a rest;
Wonderful story of love!
For all the pure and blest;
Rest in those mansions above us,
With those who’ve gone on before us,
Singing the rapturous chorus;
Wonderful story of love!


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #139

Author: J. M. Driver

Rv John Merritte Driver DD PhD DL USA 1857-1918. Born in Jefferson County,IL, he attended Illinois Agricultural College and Boston University. He married Elzire (Elsie) Louise Wiley in 1880, and they had an adopted son, Merritte. He was ordained a Methodist Episcopal minister and served, beginning in Prairie, IL in 1880, and at a number of churches in Chicago and other cities. He pastored the People's Church, Chicago, IL, 1902-07. He was a member of the American & Asiatic Archaelogical Society. He traveled extensively in Europe. He was a lecturer, orator, and writer. He wrote several books, including fiction, history, travel, and a number of hymn lyrics and a few tunes. He co-edited “Songs of the soul” (1885). John Perry Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wonderful story of love, Tell it to me again
Title: Wonderful Story of Love
Author: J. M. Driver (1885)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.8.8.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #7608
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Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #182

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The Cyber Hymnal #7608

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #139

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Timeless Truths #123

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