Send Out the Tidings

Send out the tidings, let the anthem ring

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Send out the tidings, let the anthem ring]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Send out the tidings, let the anthem ring,
Tell to all nations that the Lord is King;
Empty the gloomy prison, past is night,
Now he is risen into light.

Refrain:
Then let the tidings ring from to shore to shore,
Jesus is ris’n for aye.
O sing the song of joy,
Death can no longer destroy,
Its pow’r has passed away.
Send out the tidings, let the anthem ring,
Tell to all nations that the Lord is King;
Jesus is risen, let the tidings swell,
He conquer’d the grave and vanquish’d hell.

2 Send out the tidings from the silent grave,
Jesus is risen sinful men to save,
For sin he suffered, died and rose again,
Strong and triumphant sing the strain. [Refrain]

3 Send out the tidings all the nations o’er,
Let all the people crown jim evermore;
Come now and hail the Victor who was slain,
Lo! He is risen, crown’d to reign. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #182

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." Lyrics-- After the Storm Is Over All in Thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All in thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All the Pen­nies Ga­thered Are Thy Days Full Oft­en Drear Are You Cling­ing Close to Je­sus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Send out the tidings, let the anthem ring
Title: Send Out the Tidings
Author: Ida L. Reed
Refrain First Line: Then let the tidings ring from to shore to shore
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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