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Merry Bells Are Ringing

Merry bells are ringing through the earth again

Author: Jerome McCauley
Tune: [Merry bells are ringing through the earth again]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Merry bells are ringing thro’ the earth again,
Bringing joyful tidings to the sons of men;
Lo! the grave is empty where the Savior lay,
Angels at the dawning rolled the stone away.

Ring the merry bells,
Ring the merry bells,
Ring the merry bells,
Ring, ring, ring!
O ring the merry bells,
Ring the merry bells,
Ring the merry bells,
Ring, ring, ring!
O ring the joyful tidings,
Swell the glad refrain;
Christ has burst the bonds of death!
He lives again.

2 Merry bells are ringing! Love’s great work is done;
Christ hath fought the battle and the vict’ry won;
He arose in triumph from the darksome tomb,
Now it shines in splendor, gone is all its gloom. [Refrain]

3 Merry bells are ringing! shout! ye saints of joy!
Let the praise of Jesus ev’ry tongue employ;
Ring the merry chiming bells from shore to shore,
Christ is Royal Victor now, and evermore. [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... #144

Author: Jerome McCauley

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Text Information

First Line: Merry bells are ringing through the earth again
Title: Merry Bells Are Ringing
Author: Jerome McCauley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ring the merry bells
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Carmina Sacra #d130

Glory Songs #93

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Hymni Ecclesiae #606

Sing His Praise #d126

Songs of Redemption #d66

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The King of Kings #144

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Twentieth (20th) Century Songs Part One #18

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