Shout forth the tidings the Lord of light is risen today

Shout forth the tidings the Lord of light is risen today

Author: Adam Geibel
Tune: [Praise ye the Father, let every heart give thanks to him] (Gounod)
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Shout forth the tidings,
The Lord of light is ris’n today,
Shout forth the tidings,
For death hath lost his mighty sway.

Semi Chorus
Where, say where, oh death, where is thy sting?
And where, oh grave, say where,
Oh where is now thy victory? (repeat)

Full Chorus
Jesus hath arisen,
He hath burst His three days prison;
Praise Him, praise the Savior,
Who hath conquered death and hell.
Praise thou, praise the mighty God,
Let your praises ever loudly swell,
Praise on earth, and praise ye heavenly host,
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. (repeat)

2. Shout forth the tidings,
Proclaim the news o’er land and sea;
Shout forth the tidings,
For Christ hath won the victory. [Chorus]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6053

Author: Adam Geibel

Born: September 15, 1855, Neuenheim, Germany. Died: August 3, 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though blinded by an eye infection at age eight, Geibel was a successful composer, conductor, and organist. Emigrating from Germany probably around 1864, he studied at the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind, and wrote a number of Gospel songs, anthems, cantatas, etc. He founded the Adam Geibel Music Company, later evolved into the Hall-Mack Company, and later merged to become the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company. He was well known for secular songs like "Kentucky Babe" and "Sleep, Sleep, Sleep." In 1885, Geibel organized the J. B. Stetson Mission. He conducted the Stetson Chorus of Philadelphia, and from 1884-1901, was a music instructor at the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Shout forth the tidings the Lord of light is risen today
Author: Adam Geibel
Copyright: Public Domain


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