Shout all ye armies of the sky

Shout all ye armies of the sky

Author: Henry Alline
Tune: ASHDALE
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Shout all ye armies of the sky,
The praise of the Lord most high,
And sound his blest incarnate name;
Let all your heav'nly arches sound,
With joy resound,
With joy resound,
All glory to the heav'nly lamb.


Source: Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #86

Author: Henry Alline

Alline, Henry. (Newport, Rhode Island, January 14, 1748--January 28, 1784, Northampton, New Hampshire). Congregationalist/"New Light". In 1760 his family took up land near Hampden, Nova Scotia, far from any school or church; hence the spiritual experience which, in 1775, impelled him to begin preaching found him with the drive and magnetism, but without the solid grounding, of a Wesley or a Whitefield. His stress on the "new light," and the revival meetings which he conducted all over Nova Scotia had no connection with the American Revolution beyond coincidence in time; yet that was enough to alarm the authorities. He had sermons, tracts, and probably sheets of hymns printed at Halifax before the peace treaty of 1783 allowed him to cross th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Shout all ye armies of the sky
Author: Henry Alline
Language: English
Publication Date: 1791
Copyright: Public Domain

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Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #86
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