547. With Harps and with Viols

1 With harps and with viols,
there stand a great throng
in the presence of Jesus,
and sing this new song:

Refrain:
Unto him who hath loved us
and washed us from sin,
unto him be the glory forever. Amen.

2 All these once were sinners,
defiled in his sight,
now arrayed in pure garments
in praise they unite: [Refrain)

3 He maketh the rebel
a priest and a king,
He hath bought us and taught us
this new song to sing: [Refrain]

4 How helpless and hopeless
we sinners had been,
If he never had loved us
till cleansed from our sin: [Refrain]

5 Aloud in his praises
our voices shall ring,
so that others believing,
this new song shall sing: [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: With harps and with viols
Title: With Harps and with Viols
Author: Arthur T. Pierson, 1837-1911
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 6.5.7.5.ref.
Scripture: Revelation 1:5-6; Revelation 14:3
Topic: The Way of Salvation: The Resurrection and Everlasting Life; Heaven: Worship in; Resurrection of Believers
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Unto him who hath loved us
Tune Information
Name: HARPS AND VIOLS
Composer: Philip P. Bliss, 1838-1876
Meter: 6.5.7.5.ref.
Key: B♭ Major



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