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The Angels' Song

Quickly the bright angelic host

Author: Worth Andrews
Tune: [Quickly the bright angelic host]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Quickly the bright angelic host
Descend from heaven to earth;
Gladly, where man in sin is lost,
They tell a Saviour’s birth.

Chorus:
“Glory to God!” the angels sing,
Nor shall their songs be vain;
“Glory to God,” shall sweetly ring,
Till earth shall catch the strain.

2 Quickly the bright angelic throng
Still carry tidings sweet;
Gladly they bear the soul along
Up to the mercy-seat. [Chorus]

3 Quickly the bright angelic wing
The distant azure cleave;
Gladly the heavenly arches ring,
When souls repent and live. [Chorus]

4 Quickly the tidings pass along,
From earth to heav’n’s high dome,
Gladly bright seraphs join the song,
When prodigals come home. [Chorus]


Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #307

Author: Worth Andrews

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Text Information

First Line: Quickly the bright angelic host
Title: The Angels' Song
Author: Worth Andrews
Refrain First Line: Glory to God the angels sing
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Praise Book. #307

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Jewels of Praise #145

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