Sabbath Bells

Hear the bells, loud and clear

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Hear the bells, loud and clear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hear the bells, loud and clear!
How their happy clamor trembles on the air!
Hear the bells, far and near,
Calling us to praise and prayer.

Refrain:
Sabbath bells, chime on, ring on,
Loud and clear chime on and ring;
Cease ye not till all the world,
Worship Christ, our Lord and King.

2 Hear the bells, ringing still!
Come we now obedient to the summons sweet.
Hear the bells! Joy doth fill
Hearts that worship at His feet. [Refrain]

3 Hear the bells clearly say,
“Ever true and faithful be till He appear.”
Watch and pray! watch and pray!
For His coming draweth near. [Refrain]


Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #107

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hear the bells, loud and clear
Title: Sabbath Bells
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Sabbath bells, chime on, ring on

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