Shiloh Has Come

Heaven is ringing with glad exultations

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Tune: [Heaven is ringing with glad exultations]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Heaven is ringing with glad exultations,
Bright is the hope that so lately was dim;
Shiloh has come with a gift for the nations,
Lo! He will gather the people to Him.

Spread the glad message, ye murmuring rivers,
Breezes repeat it from mountain to sea,
Shiloh has come with the strength that delivers;
Shiloh has come, and His people are free.

2 Prophets have told of His greatness and glory,
Poets have sung of His wisdom and might;
Still have they shadowed but faintly the story,
Still has the hope been excelled in the sight. [Refrain]

3 Shiloh has come, and His presence is blessing,
Shiloh has come from the Father above;
Angels adore Him, His glories confessing,
Mortals are won to His marvelous love. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13248

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Heaven is ringing with glad exultations
Title: Shiloh Has Come
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Spread the glad message, ye murmuring rivers
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #13248
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The Cyber Hymnal #13248

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