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169. Alleluia! Sing to Jesus

1 Alleluia! Sing to Jesus;
His the scepter, his the throne;
Alleluia! His the triumph,
His the victory alone.
Hark! The songs of peaceful Zion
Thunder like a mighty flood:
"Jesus out of ev'ry nation
Has redeemed us by his blood."

2 Alleluia! Bread of heaven,
Here on earth our food, our stay;
Alleluia! Here the sinful
Flee to you from day to day.
Intercessor, Friend of sinners,
Earth's Redeemer, hear our plea
Where the songs of all the sinless
Sweep across the crystal sea.

3 Alleluia! Not as orphans
Are we left in sorrow now;
Alleluia! He is near us;
Faith believes, nor questions how.
Though the cloud from sight received him
When the forty days were o'er,
Shall our hearts forget his promise:
"I am with you evermore"?

Text Information
First Line: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus
Title: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus
Author: William C. Dix, 1837-98
Meter: 87 87 D
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Ascension
Tune Information
Name: HYMN TO JOY
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827
Meter: 87 87 D
Key: G Major



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