Sound the trumpet through the land

Sound the trumpet through the land

Author: Robert Lowry
Tune: [Sound the trumpet thro' the land]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sound the trumpet thro' the land,
At the gates of Zion stand;
All the debt of sin is paid,
Christ is on the altar laid.

Full redemption now proclaim,
Pardon free in Jesus’ name;
God’s atoning work is done;
Tell the tidings, every one.

2 Sound the trumpet loud and clear,
Send its echoes far and near;
Tell the dying sons of men,
Life has come to earth again. [Refrain]

3 Sound the trumpet; let it bring
Hope and love like breath of spring;
Never came a sweeter tone
From the height of Mercy’s throne. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #70

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sound the trumpet through the land
Author: Robert Lowry
Refrain First Line: Full redemption



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