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Sing your carols today

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1 Sing your carols today,
And your gladsomest lay,
To the Paraclete pay
Now to mortals given;
Now sent down from heaven,
Sing, of joy, joy, joy;
And today, raise the lay,
Te Deum Laudamus Dominum.

2 Death and hell overcome,
Easter morn, from the tomb
Jesus chased all the gloom,
Ope'd the prison portals
Freedom brought to mortals.
Sing, of life, life, life.
And the strain raise again.
Te Deum Laudamus, Dominum.

3 Forty days more with men
Did the Lord live again,
Blessed rites to ordain,
And His Kingdom founded
By the round world bounded.
Sing of joy, joy, joy,
Till it rise to the skies,
Te Deum Laudamus, Dominum.

4 Rise, never to die,
Having gone up on high
To His Throne in the sky,
He sent His Spirit Holy,
To bless His people solely.
Sing of joy, joy, joy,
Praise His Name with acclaim,
Te Deum Laudamus, Dominion.

5 With bright tongues as of flame,
Then the Comforter came,
In the Blessed One's Name
Dissipating sadness,
Bringing joy and gladness,
Sing of joy, life, and peace:
Him adore, ever more,
Te Deum Laudamus, Dominum.

Source: The Church Hymnal: containing hymns approved and set forth by the general conventions of 1892 and 1916; together with hymns for the use of guilds and brotherhoods, and for special occasions (Rev. ed) #676

Author: J. C. Middleton

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Text Information

First Line: Sing your carols today
Author: J. C. Middleton
Refrain First Line: Te Deum laudamus, Dominum
Copyright: Public Domain



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A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #580

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The Church Hymnal #676

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The Sunday School Hymnal #C32

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #524

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Voices of Praise #383

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