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509. Ring the Bells of Heaven

1 Ring the bells of heaven! there is joy today
For a soul returning from the wild!
See! the Father meets him out upon the way,
Welcoming His weary, wand'ring child.

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!

2 Ring the bells of heaven! there is joy today,
For the wand'rer now is reconciled;
Yes, a soul is rescued from his sinful way,
And is born anew a ransomed child. (Chorus)

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. (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: Ring the bells of heaven!
Title: Ring the Bells of Heaven
Author: William O. Cushing
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Church: Militant & Trumphant
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory! glory! how the angels sing
Tune Information
Name: [Ring the bells of heaven!]
Composer: George F. Root
Key: A♭ Major

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