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The glorious tidings

Christ is your Redeemer

Author: Victor M. Hastfield
Tune: [Christ is your Redeemer]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Christ is your Redeemer,
He descended from the throne,
Shout the glorious tidings,
swell the strains of gladness;
Lived a life of poverty
to claim you for His own:
Shout the glorious tidings to the world.

Sing with exultation, catch the inspiration,
Let the joyful banners be unfurled;
Shout the glorious tidings, swell the notes of rapture,
Shout the glorious tidings to the world.

2. Christ has opened wide the door
that all may enter in;
Shout the glorious tidings,
swell the strains of gladness;
On the cross He shed His blood
to ransom you from sin;
Shout the glorious tidings to the world. [Refrain]

3. Have you found the Savior,
are you striving to be true?
Shout the glorious tidings,
swell the strains of gladness;
Go and tell to others what
His love has done for you:
Shout the glorious tidings to the world. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1848

Author: Victor M. Hastfield

Born: February 24, 1859, Murray, Indiana. Died: December 20, 1945, Winona Lake, Indiana. Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana. A devout Presbyterian family, the Hatfields moved to Ossian, Indiana, in 1867. Victor attended the local Ossian schools, plus by a special course under Reverend A. Mayn. He spent a year at Elder’s Ridge Academy in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, under Dr. Alexander Donaldson, then attended the University of Wooster, where he took classical courses. Upon return to Ossian, Victor joined his father Hiram in his mercantile business, Hatfield & Son. Victor eventually took over the business, and branched out into selling musical instruments, including pianos and organs. Victor married Estella E. King in 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ is your Redeemer
Title: The glorious tidings
Author: Victor M. Hastfield
Refrain First Line: Sing with exultation


The Cyber Hymnal #1848
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