Send out the glad tidings

Send out the glad tidings

Author: J. H. Knowles
Tune: [Send out the glad tidings]
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1 Send out the glad tidings o’er ocean and plain,
The gospel of gladness, the gospel of love;
Bid earth look with hope from her long night of pain,
For promise of morning breaks forth from above.

Refrain:
Send out the glad tidings,
Send out the glad tidings,
Send out the glad tidings o’er ocean and plain,
Christ cometh in glory, he cometh to reign!

2 Send out the glad tidings o’er land and o’er sea,
The message of pardon, the message of peace;
Say ye to the captive, from bondage be free,
Deliv’rance has come, and oppression shall cease. [Refrain]

3 Oh, haste with the message! delay no to tell,
For hearts bowed with sorrow are fainting to know
The story of Jesus, who loved them so well,—
He died to redeem them from sin and from woe. [Refrain]

4 Rejoice, oh! ye lands, your Redeemer is here!
The word of his power shall break every chain;
The night is far spent and the morning is near,
Joy comes with the morning, Christ cometh to reign! [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #55

Author: J. H. Knowles

Ellin J. Toy Knowles [Mrs. Joseph H. Knowles] The 1903 History of the Newark Female Charitable Society said Knowles’ was from New York City when she addressed the Society in 1886; it also says she was president of the Society in 1893. The 1906 Minutes of the Newark Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church listed Knowles as a minister’s widow. Her works include: Spirit and Life; Selections from Bible Readings, 1899 Heart Talks on Bible Themes (Fleming H. Revell, 1911) The Woman’s National Foreign Missionary Jubilee The Christian Point of View --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

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First Line: Send out the glad tidings
Author: J. H. Knowles



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