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Songs of Praise

Sing ye the songs of praise: Jesus is come!

Author: W. Layng
Tune: [Sing ye the songs of praise]
Published in 18 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sing ye the songs of praise;
Jesus is come!
High your glad voices raise;
Jesus is come
Cast worldly cares away,
Worship and homage pay,
Welcome the blessed day,
Jesus is come!

2 This day in Bethlehem,
Jesus was born!
King of Jerusalem,
Jesus was born!
Sun of all righteousness,
Shining with blessedness,
Healing our wretchedness,
Jesus was born!

3 Cleanse us from all our sin,
Saviour Divine!
Make our thoughts pure within,
Saviour Divine!
Lo! now the herald sound
Carols the love profound,
Telling of Jesus found,
Saviour Divine!

4 Save through Thy merit,
Great Prince of Peace!
Give Thy good Spirit,
Great Prince of Peace!
Let not Thy love depart,
But holy gifts impart,
Born into every heart,
Great Prince of Peace!

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #339

Author: W. Layng

19th Century Currently, our only data on Layng is that he was a cleric, and that his Christmas carol appeared in a late 19th Century English book. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sing ye the songs of praise: Jesus is come!
Title: Songs of Praise
Author: W. Layng
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

AGO Founders Hymnal #13


The Cyber Hymnal #6448

Include 16 pre-1979 instances
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