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Keep the heart bells ringing

Representative Text

1 Keep the heart-bells ringing as you travel onward,
Up the rough and rugged road of life;
For their music sweet will cheer you when aweary,
It will lighten toil, and sweeten strife.

Refrain:
Keep the heart-bells ringing
Fill the world with singing
Until echoes answer everywhere;
They will color duty
With a rainbow beauty,
And a soul may rescue from despair.

2 Keep the heart-bells ringing when the path is lonely,
When the threatening sky is cold and gray;
They will give to every cloud a silver lining
That will help to drive the storm away. [Refrain]

3 Keep the heart-bells ringing, for their cheering music
May be heard by someone fainting near;
He will listen, and his spirit will awaken,
As their cadence falls upon his ear. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #17

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonyms: C. D. Emerson, Charlotte G. Homer, S. B. Jackson, A. W. Lawrence, Jennie Ree… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Keep the heart bells ringing
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Carmina Sacra #d102

Enduring Hymns #d117

Gospel Bells #d117

Ministry in Song #d92

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