Good News to All

Dear friends, we have precious tidings of old

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [Dear friends, we have precious tidings of old]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI

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1 Dear friends, we have precious tidings of old,
Would you receive greater riches than gold?
Hear it, all people, ye wealthy and poor,
Jesus will give you His peace evermore.

Good news, good news,
We will sing and proclaim tidings of redeeming love;
Good news, good news,
Full salvation for all, flowing from above.

2 Wonderful grace we declare unto you,
Truly we’ve tested and proved it is true,
How great is salvation! tongue cannot tell,
Saving the soul from the power of hell. [Refrain]

3 Ye infidels that so boldly appear,
Deep in your bosom you’re cankered with fear,
Come now to reason and honest intent,
And God will pardon if ye will repent. [Refrain]

4 Is there a poor sinner present tonight
Whose life is bitter and under a blight?
Should it be liquor or gloomy despair,
Surely our Savior can turn it all fair. [Refrain]

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dear friends, we have precious tidings of old
Title: Good News to All
Author: D. S. Warner
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Good news, good news



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