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Good news from the hills of Judea

Good news from the hills of Judea

Author: Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell
Tune: [Good news from the hills of Judea]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Good news from the hills of Judea,
Good news from the mountains of light;
The King in His beauty is here,
He came to His people last night!

Refrain:
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
Jesus Christ is come down,
Go, prepare Him a crown!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!

2 Is He come to the castle so grand,
To be feasted and honored today?
Is He come to the lords of the land?
Is He come to the bright and the gay?

Refrain:
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
Jesus Christ is come down,
To a poor little town,
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!

3 Is He come in His grandeur and pride,
To ride through the streets of the town,
With the princes and priests at His side,
And the soldiers defending His crown?

Refrain:
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
In a cave cold and bare,
You will find the King there,
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!

4 Have they dressed Him in purple and gold?
Have they laid Him within a soft bed,
Like the kings and the princes of old,
With a guard to watch over His head?

Refrain:

He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is laid in the grass,
With the ox and the ass,
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!
He is come! He is come!
Ring the bells! Ring the bells!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10150

Author: Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell

Mitchell, Elizabeth Harcourt, née Rolls, daughter of John E. W. Rolls, of the Hendre, Monmouth, was b. Dec. 15, 1833, and married to F. J. Mitchell, of Llanfrechfa Grange, Caerleon, Monmouthshire, in 1860. Mrs. Mitchell's prose works, published by Masters, Hayes, and the Society from Promoting Christian Knowledge number about 20. Her poetical works are First Fruits, Wild Thyme, The Ballad of the Battle of Trafalgar. To Mrs. Brock's Children's Hymn Book, 1881, she contributed the following:— 1. As Hebrew children strewed their palms. Church Decorators. 2. In the desert all alone. St. John Baptist. 3. King of glory, Saviour dear. Martyrs. 4. Come to the Manger in Bethlehem. Christmas Carol. 5. Good news from the hills of J… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Good news from the hills of Judea
Author: Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell
Refrain First Line: He is come, he is come, ring
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #10150
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The Cyber Hymnal #10150

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