Glory to God, Peace on the earth

Glory to God, Peace on the earth

Author: Charles S. Robinson
Tune: BRIDAL CHORUS
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 "Glory to God! Peace on the earth!
Good will to men!" sang the angels above;
Glory to God! Peace on the earth!
Good will to men!—sound the chorus of love!
Bright dawns the morning, when heaven is so near;
Sweet be our anthem, for Jesus is here;
Come, let us sing—sing of his grace,
Grateful thanksgivings shall utter his praise.

2 Praise ye the Lord! Lift to his name
High hallelujahs from each happy voice;
Strike the loud chord! Praise ye the Lord!
Let every soul in his glory rejoice!
Oh, for a strain such as angels repeat,
When the redeemed cast their crowns at his feet;
"Worthy the Lamb! once he was slain,
Now on his throne he is reigning again!"

3 O Christ of God! risen and crowned!
Come with thy presence, thy Spirit impart!
Come with thy love! come with thy power!
Breathe on our souls, and enrich every heart!
Sad were thy sufferings, shameful thy cross,
Sharing our punishment, bearing our loss;
Now, Lord of all, thee we adore!
Bring we our souls to be thine evermore!

Source: Calvary Songs #25

Author: Charles S. Robinson

Robinson, Charles Seymour, D.D., was born at Bennington, Vermont, March 31, 1829, and educated at William College, 1849, and in theology, at Union Seminary, New York (1852-53), and Princeton (1853-55). He became Presbyterian Pastor at Troy, 1855; at Brooklyn, 1860; of the American chapel in Paris (France), 1868; and of the Memorial Presbyterian Church, New York, 1870. During 1876-77 he was editor of the Illustrated Christian Weekly. As an editor of hymn-books he has been most successful. His Songs of the Church were published in 1862; Songs for the Sanctuary, 1865; Spiritual Songs, 1878; and Laudes Domini, A Selection of Spiritual Songs, Ancient and Modern, 1884. His Songs for the Sanctuary has probably had a wider sale than any other unoff… Go to person page >

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First Line: Glory to God, Peace on the earth
Author: Charles S. Robinson

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Calvary Songs #25TextPage Scan
Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d44
Glorious Tidings #d39
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #95Page Scan
Precious Hymns #381Page Scan
Sing His Praise: for the church, Sunday school and all religious assemblies #d48
The Endeavor Hymnal: for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #259Page Scan
The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 #69Page Scan
The Praise Hymnary: a collection of sacred song #291Page Scan
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