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617. Joy Among the Angels

1 There is joy, glad joy among the angels,
Joy in heav’n above,
When a soul returns from sin and folly
To the Savior’s love.

Refrain:
Joy among the angels,
Joy in heav’n above;
Joy on earth among the righteous,
When the wanderer returns to the fold.

2 There is joy on earth among the righteous,
Joy beyond compare,
When a soul returns to Christ for shelter—
Finds forgiveness there. [Refrain]

3 There is joy, more joy among the angels,
When the lost is found,
Than for nine and ninety of the righteous,
Who in grace abound. [Refrain]

4 There is joy on earth and up in heaven,
Joy exceeding great:
Sinner, come and seek the joy of pardon,
Come before too late. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There is joy, glad joy among the angels
Title: Joy Among the Angels
Author: D. O. T. (1911)
Refrain First Line: Joy among the angels
Meter: 10.5.10.5.6.5.8.10
Scripture:
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Joy_Among_the_Angels); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (326); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (569)
Tune Information
Name: [There is joy, glad joy among the angels]
Composer: Daniel O. Teasley (1911)
Meter: 10.5.10.5.6.5.8.10
Key: F Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Joy_Among_the_Angels); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (326); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (569)



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