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Precious tidings we hear

Precious tidings we hear

Author: William Stevenson
Tune: [Precious tidings we hear]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Precious tidings we hear,
Both from far and near,
And our hearts are glad today;
For in God is our trust,
And succeed we must;
None His mighty arm can stay.

Speed the day, happy day,
When the wrong shall fail, and the right prevail;
Speed the day, happy day,
Speed the happy, happy, happy day.

2 Tho' the foe may be strong
To uphold the wrong,
We will never doubt or fear;
But will urge on the fight,
And maintain the right,
Till the wrong shall disappear. [Refrain]

3 Then to God let us raise
Loudest songs of praise,
For the work already done;
And if faithful we prove,
In His courts above
We shall sing of victory won. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #132

Author: William Stevenson

Late 19th Century Currently, our only data on Stevenson is that he was a minister. -- May be the same as William Fleming Stevenson. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Precious tidings we hear
Author: William Stevenson
Refrain First Line: Speed the day, happy day