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Sweet Are the Bells

Sweet are the bells of the morning

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [Sweet are the bells of the morning chiming]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sweet are the bells of the morning chiming,
Sweet the hour of prayer and song;
Join, children, join in the songs of gladness,
Praises sweet to God belong.

Hark! how the angel choirs are singing, singing
Shining host their strains prolong;
Join, children, join in the songs of gladness,
Praises sweet to God belong.

2 Fair are the flowers in the spring time blooming;
God hath spread their beauty there;
Sweeter by far is the love of Jesus,
While we seek His face in prayer. [Refrain]

3 Sweet are the bells of the morning chiming;
Voices mingling with the strain
Tell how the Lord, in the bright, glad morning,
Rose from death, in heaven to reign. [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #73

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. 0 safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sweet are the bells of the morning
Title: Sweet Are the Bells
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: Hark, how the angel choirs are singing



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Choral Song #d190

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Gems of Song #215

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Hymns of Praise, with Tunes #150

Our Glad Hosanna #d248

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Our Song Book #87

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Songs Celestial #61

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The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School #73

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Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #123

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