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Sing forth with gladsome voice

Representative Text

1 Sing forth with gladsome voice,
With grateful hearts rejoice:
All the world's salvation
Sleeps in a manger-bed,
The hope of ev'ry nation
Laid there His royal head:
Great eternal God!
Great eternal God!

2 O Son of God on high,
For Thee my heart doth sigh;
Fill with consolation
The soul that needs Thy love;
And teach me Thy salvation:
With mercy from above
Draw my heart to Thee!
Draw my heart to Thee!

3 Tho' we were lost in guilt,
His word He has fulfilled;
Destined for perdition
We lay beneath His wrath;
But His great love's compassion
Has opened heaven's path:
There we are at home.
There we are at home.

4 Where is the home of bliss?
It can be only this:
Where the saints are singing
In hymns of loud acclaim,
And their hosannas bringing
All glory to His name:
There we are at home!
There we are at home!

Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #613

Author: Peter of Dresden

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Text Information

First Line: Sing forth with gladsome voice
Author: Peter of Dresden

Tune

IN DULCI JUBILO

IN DULCI JUBILO was originally a folk dance; it is filled with rhythmic energy. There are many organ and choral arrangements of this tune. Sing this lilting lively carol in unison or in parts with bright flute accompaniment (either real flutes or flute stops on the organ). Observe a ritardando only…

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American Lutheran Hymnal #613

Songs of Praise #d269

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d275

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