Hail the Great Emancipation

Representative Text

1 God th' all wise, beholding sinners,
Said, this people I'll redeem;
A Messiah I will send them,
Every lost one to reclaim.

Hail the great Emancipation,
Millions of earth's bondsmen freed,
Come from every clime and station,
Who for freedom learn their need.

2 One great sacrifice was needed,
One atonement for us all;
Christ, the living Son of promise,
Died God's people to recall. [Chorus]

3 See the Lamb, so pure and spotless,
For the fallen intercede;
Cruel pain and death enduring,
A sin off'ring made complete. [Chorus]

4 High o'er all the world in glory,
With the Father now is he;
Round the throne celestial armies
Sing him praise eternally. [Chorus]

Source: Minnetonka Songs: for Sabbath Schools, compiled especially for the Minnetonka Sabbath-School Assembly #16

Author: Alfred Beirly

Dr. Alfred Beirly was the author of many song books: Great Joy!, 1881 Crowning Glory No. 1, 1889 Sovereign Choir No. 1, A Book of Easy Anthems, 1889 Beirly’s Memorial Songs No. 1, 1892 Beirly’s Jubilee Choir Vol. 2, 1892 Beirly’s Song Triumph, 1892 Beirly’s Festal Days, 1894 Golden Grain Nos. 1 and 2 Combined, 1894 Beirly’s School Songs for Public or Private Schools, Academies and Colleges, No. 1, 1896 Beirly’s National Singer, 1898 The Concert Master, 1899 Emmanuel, a Sacred Oratorio, 1892 A Greater Chicago (The Woman’s Temple, date unknown) The Song Wonder, 1907 A New Harbor for Chicago, 1908 NN, Hymnary editor. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God the all wise, beholding sinners
Title: Hail the Great Emancipation
Author: Alfred Beirly
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hail the great Emancipation
Copyright: Public Domain



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