Glad Tidings

Good tidings, good tidings, ring out, O Christmas bells

Author: Mary D. James
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Mary D. James

Mary Dagworthy Yard James USA 1810-1883. Born at Trenton, NJ, she began teaching Sunday school at age 13 in the Methodist Episcopal Church. She married Henry B James, and they had four children: Joseph, Mary, Ann, and Charles.. She became a prominent figure in the Wesleyan Holiness movement of the early 1800s, assisting Phoebe Palmer (also a hymnist) and often leading meetings at Ocean Grove, NJ, and elsewhere. She wrote articles that appeared in the “Guide to holiness”, “The New York Christian advocate”, “The contributor”, “The Christian witness:, “The Christian woman”, “The Christian standard”, and the “Ocean Grove record”. She wrote a biography of Edmund J Yard entitled, “The soul winner” (1883). She… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Good tidings, good tidings, ring out, O Christmas bells
Title: Glad Tidings
Author: Mary D. James
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Christmas bells
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Angelic Songs #d64

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Carols Old and Carols New #671

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Royal Gems #148

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The New Children's Hymnal #32

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