Rejoice and Be Glad

Rejoice and be glad, all lands of the earth

Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson
Tune: [Rejoice and be glad, all lands of the earth]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Rejoice and be glad, all lands of the earth,
Send forth a song of praise
To welcome a King of measureless worth,
Who reigns, thro’ endless days.

Refrain:
Rejoice and be glad,
For our Saviour reigns,
The heights of heaven ring
With hallelujah strains,
Rejoice and be glad,
Let His Name be adored,
Give endless praise and worship
Unto Christ our Lord.

2 Rejoice and be glad, for Saviour is He,
Who pardons ev’ry sin,
He came to the world, His people to free,
Salvation’s joy to win. [Refrain]

3 Rejoice and be glad, give praise to His Name,
Our blessed Saviour King,
In anthems and song His glory proclaim,
A hymn of worship sing. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #36

Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rejoice and be glad, all lands of the earth
Title: Rejoice and Be Glad
Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Rejoice and be glad
Publication Date: 1919
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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