I love the Holy Angels, So beautiful and bright

I love the Holy Angels, So beautiful and bright

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Published in 15 hymnals

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1 I love the Holy Angels,
So beautiful and bright;
And though I cannot see them,
They're with me day and night:
They watch around my bedside.
They see me at my play;
They know my every action,
They hear the words I say.

2 'Tis God our Heavenly Father,
Who doth the Angels send,
To guard His little children
Until their life shall end.
When we are cross and naughty,
The Holy Angels grieve,
For they are sad when children
The way of goodness leave.

3 And when I die, the Angels
Will bear my soul away,
While here my body resteth
Until the Judgment Day.
They'll bear me gently, softly,
With loving care most sweet,
And lay me down in safety
At my Redeemer's feet.

4 There with the Holy Angels,
And holy men of old,
And all good friends who loved me,
Too many to be told,
Shall I be with the Angels,
And all that people bright,
For ever and for ever,
In God's most glorious light,

5 Among the flowers of Heaven
That never die or fade,
And far more lovely music,
Than here on earth is made,
For ever, ever happy
Together we shall be.
For there our Lord and Saviour
For ever we shall see!

Amen.

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #240

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First Line: I love the Holy Angels, So beautiful and bright

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Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #410Page Scan
S. Mary's hymnal: a collection of hymns, songs and carols for use at the Holy Eucharist, children's services, guild meetings, mission services #198Page Scan
Singing on the Way: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday schools, social worship and congregations #62Page Scan
Sunday School Songs. 3rd ed. #d55
Sunday-School Songs: a new collection of hymns and tunes specially prepared for the use of Sunday-schools and for social and family worship. (3rd. ed.) #58Page Scan
The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d97
The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #143Page Scan
The Children's Hymnary #d43
The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d98
The New Century Hymnal #d75
The New Children's Hymnal #d132
The Spirit of Praise: a collection of music with hymns for use in Sabbath-school services and church meetings #95Page Scan
The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #410Page Scan
The Trinity Hymnal, with Offices of Devotion #d31
Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #240TextPage Scan
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