I Love to Tell the Story

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   I Love to Tell the Story
   Words: A. Catherine Hankey 1834-1911
   Tune: William G. Fischer 1835-1912
   Category: Evangelism and Missions


 
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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
 
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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;

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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,

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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

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I love to tell the sto-ry! Twill be my theme in glo-ry

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To tell the old, old sto-ry Of Jesus and His love.









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