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Gospel bells are sounding, ringing

Gospel bells are sounding, ringing

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [Gospel bells are sounding, ringing, ringing]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Gospel bells are sounding, ringing, ringing,
Tell of joy abounding, herald happy days;
Far and wide the cadence floats,
Wake, O world, and list their notes,
Far and wide resounding, bells of praise.

Echo now your tuneful numbers, O ye bells!
Wake the world from careless slumbers, O ye bells!
Tidings glad repeating,
Golden moments greeting,
Ring ye, ring y, gospel bells.

2 Gospel bells are sounding, ringing, ringing,
List the cadence falling, hope has no alloy;
O’er the town and o’er the field,
Love of God is now revealed,
Ring with notes enthralling, bells of joy. [Refrain]

3 Gospel bells are sounding, ringing, ringing,
Joy, all joy excelling, nevermore can cease;
O’er the meadows, o’er the hills,
List, the cheerful cadence thrills,
Echoes now are swelling, bells of peace. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #32

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gospel bells are sounding, ringing
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: Echo now your tuneful numbers