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Sing Alleluia

Faces bright with delight On this happy morn!

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Faces bright with delight] (Miles)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Faces bright with delight
On this happy morn,
Tell to all great and small,
That the Saviour King was born;
On this day far away,
In an eastern clime,
Angel voices sweetly sang in harmony sublime.

Sing “Alleluia,”
Sing “Alleluia,”
Glory be to God on high and peace on earth;
Sing “Alleluia,”
Sing “Alleluia,”
In honor of the Saviour’s birth.

2 Hanging high in the sky
Shone the emblem fair,
And its ray bright as day,
Told of Jesus lying there;
He whose life free from strife,
Filled with love divine,
Brighter than the brightest star eternally shall shine. [Refrain]

3 Let us sing of the King
Who in wondrous love,
Left his own glorious throne
In the Father’s home above;
And that we might be free
From the pow’r of sin,
Gave his life a sacrifice our souls for Heav’n to win. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #168

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Faces bright with delight On this happy morn!
Title: Sing Alleluia
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sing "Alleluia,"
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


The Cyber Hymnal #9965
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