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The birthday of Jesus

Chime the bells, lift high your voices

Author: J. T. Toof
Tune: [Chime the bells! lift high your voices]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Chime the bells! lift high your voices!
Bring rich gifts, for well you may!
All mankind this day rejoices—
Mary’s Son was born today!

Refrain:
Sweep your harps, you host forgiven!
Night gave way to breaking morn;
Swinging gates gave glimpse of Heaven
On that day the Christ was born.

2 Let our songs abound in gladness,
let our homes be bright and gay!
Let all hearts forget their sadness—
Christ the Lord was born today! [Refrain]

3 Let our songs in vast assembly,
Worship God for gift so great;
Babe today, but years of manhood
Made His cross our best estate! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10298

Author: J. T. Toof

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Text Information

First Line: Chime the bells, lift high your voices
Title: The birthday of Jesus
Author: J. T. Toof
Refrain First Line: Sweep your harps, you host forgiven
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10298
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10298

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