Easter Bells

Loudly, loudly, Easter bells are ringing

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Loudly, loudly, Easter bells are ringing]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Loudly, loudly, Easter bells are ringing,
Gladly, gladly, happy voices singing,
Christ the Lord is risen,
From His gloomy prison,
Glory to His holy name;
Ringing, ringing, keep the joy bells ringing,
Gladly, gladly, voices join in singing,
Blessed tribute bringing,
Upward songs are winging,
On this happy Easter day.

2 Praise Him, praise Him, while the bells are ringing,
Glory, glory, may each heart keep singing,
Tho' the grave infold Him,
Yet it could not hold Him,
Laud and magnify His name;
Harken, harken, clear the bells are ringing,
Join them, join them, hearts and voices singing,
To the Saviour clinging,
Now with joy upspringing,
Praise Him on this Easter day.

3 Once more, once more, set the bells to ringing,
Louder, louder, may each voice keep singing,
Swell the blessed story,
Jesus lives in glory,
Blessed be His holy name;
Praise Him, praise Him, while the bells are ringing,
Glad news, glad news, ev'rywhere keep singing,
Heaven's gates are swinging,
Angels join in singing,
Praises on this Easter day.

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #213

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Loudly, loudly, Easter bells are ringing
Title: Easter Bells
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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