We cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.@Acts 4:20

Katharine O. Barker, in The Gospel Hymn Book, edited by Daniel B. Towner (New York/Dayton, Ohio: Lorenz Publishing Company, 1903), number 21.

Daniel B. Towner (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Daniel B. Towner (1850-1919)

Speak just a word for Jesus,
Tell how He died for you;
Often repeat the story,
Wonderful, glad and true.

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Speak just a word,
Ever to Him be true;
Speak just a word,
Tell what He’s doing for you.

Speak just a word for Jesus,
Tell how He helps you live;
Tell of the strength and comfort
Which He will freely give.

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Speak just a word for Jesus,
Do not for others wait;
Gladly proclaim your message
Ere it shall be too late.

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Speak just a word for Jesus,
Why should you doubt or fear?
Surely His love will bless it;
Someone will gladly hear.

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Speak just a word for Jesus,
Tell of His love for men;
Someone distressed may listen,
Willing to trust Him then.

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