Good tidings

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1 Oh, cheering gleams of coming day,
When earth's dark night of death and tears
Forever shall be done away
For life and joy, when Christ appears.

Sound out the tidings far and near,
Let every nation witness have,
That all who will the warning hear,
May in Christ's glory share and live.

2 Lift up your heads, rejoice and sing,
For your redemption draweth near;
We soon shall see our promised King,
And rise to meet him int he air. [Chorus]

3 That city fair, like bride adorned,
The saints shall hide from God's fierce ire,
When all that's evil shall be burned
In earth's great purifying fire. [Chorus]

4 Down to the earth all glorified,
That city with her ransomed throng
Shall come, and Christ who for them died,
Shall hear them sing the new, "new song." [Chorus]

5 O sinner, will you not repent,
While mercy's door is open wide,
And in that city represent
A portion of our Saviour's bride? [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #116

Author: George J. French

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Text Information

First Line: O cheering gleams of coming day
Title: Good tidings
Author: George J. French
Refrain First Line: Sound out the tidings, far and near
Copyright: Public Domain



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