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Angels are waiting to bear the news

Angels are waiting to bear the news

Author: O. R. Barrows
Tune: [Angels are waiting to bear the news]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Angels are waiting to bear the news
Up to the courts above,
Of some poor wand’rer now coming home,
Seeking a Father's love.

There will be joy in heav’n,
There will be joy above,
Over the wand’rer returning home,
Seeking a Father's love.

2 Jesus is ready, oh, heed His call,
“Come, weary ones, and rest.”
Nothing is wanting; there's room for all,
Now be forever blest. [Refrain]

3 Oh, what an anthem will angels sing!
How throb their hearts with love!
E’en now they’re waiting, and on the wing,
Who’ll send the news above? [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #233

Author: O. R. Barrows

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Text Information

First Line: Angels are waiting to bear the news
Author: O. R. Barrows
Refrain First Line: There will be joy in heaven



The Cyber Hymnal #10220
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