Sabbath bells are chiming, far and near

Sabbath bells are chiming, far and near

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [Sabbath bells are chiming, far and near]
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1 Sabbath bells are chiming, far and near,
Hear their mellow music, sweet and clear;
Ringing forth an invitation,
Unto ev’ry tribe and nation:
“Come and seek the great salvation,”
Ring the Sabbath bells.

Refrain:
Sabbath bells, Blessed bells,
Ever sweetly, sweetly chime,
Peal your notes of joy sublime;
Sabbath bells, Blessed bells,
Evermore the Lord extol;
O Sabbath bells, Blessed bells.

2 Sabbath bells are pealing on the air,
Sending consolation ev’rywhere;
Unto those in deepest sorrow,
Who can consolation borrow,
From the Lord, today, tomorrow,
Ring the Sabbath bells. [Refrain]

3 Sabbath bells are singing, hear their song,
Wafted on the breezes, sweet and strong;
Hear the anthem glad and cheery,
Giving rest unto the weary,
And new joys to pathways dreary,
Ring the Sabbath bells. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #12

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sabbath bells are chiming, far and near
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: Sabbath bells
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #12

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