35. Hark, the Glad Sound!

1 Hark the glad sound! The Savior comes,
The Savior promised long;
Let ev'ry heart prepare a throne
And ev'ry voice a song.

2 He comes the pris'ners to release,
In Satan's bondage held.
The gates of brass before him burst,
The iron fetters yield.

3 He comes the broken heart to bind,
The bleeding soul to cure,
And with the treasures of his grace
To enrich the humble poor.

4 Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace,
Your welcome shall proclaim,
And heav'n's eternal arches ring
With your beloved name.

Text Information
First Line: Hark, the glad sound! The Savior comes
Title: Hark, the Glad Sound!
Author: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751
Publication Date: 1978
Meter: C M
Topic: Advent; Advent 3
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer (attributed to): Thomas Haweis, 1734-1820
Meter: C M
Key: F Major

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