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There's a story sweet and true

There's a story sweet and true

Author: W. T. Morris
Tune: [There's a story sweet and true]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a story sweet and true,
Tho’ ‘tis old, ‘tis ever new;
‘Tis the story of my Saviour and his love;
How he hung upon the tree,
Even died for you and me,
To prepare us for his glorious realms above.

Refrain:
O repeat it o’er and o’er,
Some have never heard before
How that Jesus for us suffered, bled and died;
‘Tis a theme that ne’er grows old,
Sweetest story ever told,
‘Tis the story of our Saviour crucified.

2 Yes, I’ll tell it o’er and o’er,
Tell it now and ever more,
For the story of my Saviour ne’er grows old;
How he cleansed me from all sin,
Made me white and pure within;
‘Tis the dearest, sweetest story ever told. [Refrain]

3 When my life is ended here,
As I reach the portals there,
And the loved ones who have gone before I greet;
I shall tell them of his love,
How he brought me safe above,
To his glory will I tell the story sweet. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #34

Author: W. T. Morris

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Text Information

First Line: There's a story sweet and true
Author: W. T. Morris
Refrain First Line: O repeat it o'er and o'er
Copyright: Public Domain

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Glorious Praise #34

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Songs of Christian Service #12

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