SOMETHING MORE THAN GOLD
Scripture: Luke 19:9
Time Signature: 2/4
Hymn Status: Public Domain (This hymn is free to use for display and print)
Verse 1: A certain man of whom we read Who lived in days of old, Tho’ he was rich he felt his need Of something more than gold.
Verse 2: It happened on a certain day This little man was told That Jesus soon would pass that way With something more than gold.
Verse 3: He climbed a tree above the crowd So that he might behold The blessed One with power to give something more than gold.
Verse 4: The Savior came along the way, And saw him in the tree, Then calling to him Jesus said: “I must abide with thee!”
Chorus: O yes, my friend, there’s something more, Something more than gold; To know your sins are all forgiv’n Is something more than gold; O yes, my friend, there’s something more, There’s something more than gold; To know your sins are all forgiv’n Is something more than gold.
Verse 5: So he obeyed, and soon he found The half had not been told, The blessed Jesus bro’t to him Was better far than gold.