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The Angel Choir

I seem to hear an angel choir

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [I seem to hear an angel choir]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I seem to hear an angel choir
Down from their shining home;
And in my heart their notes inspire
Sweet anthems from the throne.

Refrain:
Hark! o’er the vale sweet melodies
That echo in my soul;
Our great Redeemer’s holy praise
As mighty thunders roll.

2 Upon the mount of holiness,
We live in heaven’s view;
And o’er the shaded valley come
Their songs forever new. [Refrain]

3 Above, below, one family,
A thousand chords of love;
Now thrill my soul with melodies,
They chant in praise above. [Refrain]

4 I catch the pure celestial strain
That heaven wafts to me;
And then my happy spirit sings,
“Oh, glory, I am free!” [Refrain]

5 We echo back the sounds that float
Through Eden’s balmy air;
And heaven shouts to hear on earth
The songs they’re singing there. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I seem to hear an angel choir
Title: The Angel Choir
Author: D. S. Warner
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Refrain First Line: Hark, o'er the vale sweet melodies

Timeline

Instances

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Timeless Truths #296TextAudio
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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