Song: Ring the Bells of Heaven in Make Christ King

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Details

Copyright 1903, by the John Church Co.

Published in Make Christ King (Copyright 1912, by W. E. Biederwolf)

Lyricist(s):
Cushing, William Orcutt

Page 208
Format: Full words and music
Designation: 232
Verses: 3 verses

Associated Tunes

Ring the Bells of Heaven, #232

Lyrics

Verse 1
Ring the bells of heaven! there is joy to-day,
For a soul returning from the wild;
See! the Father meets him out upon the way,
Welcoming His weary wand’ring child.

Chorus
Glory! glory! how the angels sing;
Glory! glory! how the loud harps ring;
’Tis the ransomed army, like a mighty sea,
Pealing forth the anthem of the free.

Verse 2
Ring the bells of heaven! there is joy to-day,
For the wand’rer now is reconciled;
Yes, a soul is rescued from his sinful way,
And is born anew a ransomed child.

Verse 3
Ring the bells of heaven, spread the feast today,
Angels swell the glad triumphant strain,
Tell the joyful tidings! bear it far away,
For a precious soul is born again.