I Love to Tell the Story Words: A. Catherine Hankey 1834-1911 Tune: William G. Fischer 1835-1912 Category: Evangelism and Missions C F C 1. I love to tell the sto-ry Of un-seen things a -bove, 2. I love to tell the sto-ry More won-der-ful it seems 3. I love to tell the sto-ry Tis pleas-ant to re -peat 4. I love to tell the sto-ry For those who know it best G G/C G C G 1. Of Je -sus and His glo -ry, Of Je-sus and His love; 2. Than all the gold-en fan -cies of all our gold-en dreams; 3. What seems, each time I tell it, More won-der-ful-ly sweet; 4. Seem hun -ger -ing and thirst-ing To hear it like the rest; G G7 C Am E 1. I love to tell the sto-ry Be -cause I know tis true 2. I love to tell the sto-ry It did so much for me, 3. I love to tell the sto-ry For some have nev-er heard 4. And when, in scenes of glo-ry, I sing the new, new song, F C G C 1. It sat-is-fies my long -ings As noth-ing else can do. 2. And that is just the rea- son I tell it now to thee. 3. The mes-sage of sal-va -tion From God's own Ho-ly word. 4. Twill be the old, old sto-ry That I have loved so long. Chorus G C F C I love to tell the sto-ry! Twill be my theme in glo-ry G F C G C To tell the old, old sto-ry Of Jesus and His love.