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.
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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.