Bright scenes of glory strike my sense

Bright scenes of glory strike my sense

Author: Sarah Jones
Tune: THE SOLDIER'S RETURN
Published in 35 hymnals

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Bright scenes of glory strike my sense,
And all my passions capture;
Eternal beauties round me shine,
Infusing warmest rapture.
I live in pleasures deep and full,
In swelling waves of glory
I feel my Savior in my soul,
And groan to tell my story.

The Southern Harmony

Author: Sarah Jones

Jones, Sarah. (1753--1794). A Methodist, she spent her entire life in Mecklenburg, Virginia. Her husband, Tygnal Jones, owned 70 or 80 slaves, and "was quite averse" to their emancipation. An extremely spiritual woman, she left correspondence with a number of Methodist ministers who worked in that area: Devout letters; or, Letters spiritual and friendly. Correct and published by Jeremiah Minter, minister of the Gospel . . . . (Alexandria, Va., printed by Samuel Snowden, 1804. viii, 154 p.). In his introduction, Minter mentions The Life and Death of Mrs. Jones which he had recently written, but no copies of this are known. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Bright scenes of glory strike my sense
Author: Sarah Jones
Meter: 8.7
Language: English

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A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #d17

A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use. 2nd ed. #d12

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d23

Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d12

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S21

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d51

Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d15

Hymns on Select Passages of Scripture with Others Usually Sung at Camp-Meetings #d1

Pilgrim Songster #d13

Pilgrim's Songster #d11

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #II.8

Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d43

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Social and Camp-meeting Songs, for the Pious (9th ed. enl.) #7

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Social and Campmeeting Songs For the Pious (4th ed.) #7

Social Melodies #d15

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d81

The Knoxville Harmony of Music Made Easy #d11

The New Harp of Columbia #d15

The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d17

The Social Harp. Rev. #d48

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The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #36

The Western Harp: a Collection of Social and Revival Hymns #d26

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