498. I Love to Tell the Story

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1 I love to tell the story
of unseen things above,
of Jesus and his glory,
of Jesus and his love.
I love to tell the story
because I know 'tis true;
it satisfies my longings
as nothing else can do.

[Refrain:]
I love to tell the story,
'twill be my theme in glory,
to tell the old, old story
of Jesus and his love.

2 I love to tell the story
'tis pleasant to repeat
what seems, each time I tell it,
more wonderfully sweet.
I love to tell the story,
for some have never heard
the message of salvation
from God's own holy Word. (Refrain )

3 I love to tell the story,
for those who know it best
seem hungering and thirsting
to hear it like the rest.
And when in scenes of glory
I sing the new, new song,
'twill be the old, old story
that I have loved so long. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: I love to tell the story
Title: I Love to Tell the Story
Author: A. Catherine Hankey (1866)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.Ref.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:18; Acts 8:4
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I love to tell the story
Tune Information
Name: HANKEY
Composer: William G. Fischer (1869)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.Ref.
Key: G Major



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