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The Message of Gladness

There's a vision of angels, a stone rolled away

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [There's a vision of angels, a stone rolled away]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a vision of angels, a stone rolled away,
A song full of wondrous delight;
There’s a message of gladness, a word of good cheer,
A glory that gleams thro’ earth’s drear night.

There’s a message of gladness, O tell it again,
Till hearts shall rejoicingly sing,
In tune to the music that echoes afar,
“All praise to the conquering King!”

2 With the springtime of beauty our Lord doth arise
In souls that have victory won;
Blooms the cross with bright blossoms, the flowers of hope,
For life thro’ the Savior just begun. [Refrain]

3 We can pass thro’ the shadows where Jesus has trod,
His light shall illumine each way;
Hail to him who is reigning, by angels adored,
The Lord of our blessed Easter day. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #229

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a vision of angels, a stone rolled away
Title: The Message of Gladness
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: There's a message of gladness


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #11785

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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