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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.

Refrain:
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

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Instances

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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