Hark, the Glad Sound

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1 Hark, the glad sound! The Savior comes,
the Savior promised long!
Let ev'ry heart prepare a throne,
and ev'ry voice a song.

2 He comes the pris'ners to release,
in Satan’s bondage held;
the gates of brass before Him burst,
the iron fetters yield.

3 He comes the broken heart to bind,
the bleeding soul to cure,
and with the treasures of His grace
t'enrich the humbled poor.

4 Our glad Hosannas, Prince of Peace,
Thy welcome shall proclaim;
and heav'n’s eternal arches ring
with Thy beloved Name.


Source: Hymns to the Living God #99

Author: Philip Doddridge

Doddridge, Philip, D.D., was born in London, June 26, 1702. His grandfather was one of the ministers under the Commonwealth, who were ejected in 1662. His father was a London oilman. He was offered by the Duchess of Bedford an University training for ordination in the Church of England, but declined it. He entered Mr. Jennings's non-conformist seminary at Kibworth instead; preached his first sermon at Hinckley, to which Mr. Jennings had removed his academy. In 1723 he was chosen pastor at Kibworth. In 1725 he changed his residence to Market Harborough, still ministering at Kibworth. The settled work of his life as a preceptor and divine began in 1729, with his appointment to the Castle Hill Meeting at Northampton, and continued till in the… Go to person page >

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RICHMOND (Haweis)

RICHMOND (also known as CHESTERFIELD) is a florid tune originally written by Thomas Haweis (PHH 270) and published in his collection Carmina Christo (1792). Samuel Webbe, Jr., adapted and shortened the tune and published it in his Collection of Psalm Tunes (1808). It was reprinted in 1853 in Webbe's…

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #277

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Common Praise (1998) #98

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Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #27

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #265

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #109

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #239

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #71

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #72

Hymnal: A Worship Book #184

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #30

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #82

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #193

Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #198

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Hymns to the Living God #99

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Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #60

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Lutheran Service Book #349

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Lutheran Worship #29

Praise y Adoración: a bilingual hymnal : un himnario bilingüe #248a

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #175

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #335

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Rejoice in the Lord #251

Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #435

Singing the Faith #171

The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #102

The Christian Life Hymnal #78

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #125

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The Cyber Hymnal #2373

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The New English Hymnal #6

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Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #269

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Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #29

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