Happy tidings

Tidings, happy tidings

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Tidings, happy tidings]
Published in 36 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tidings, happy tidings,
Hark! hark! the sound!
Hear the joyful echo
Thro’ the world resound;
Christ the Lord proclaims them,
Hear and heed the call:
Come, ye starving ones that perish,
Room, room for all.

Whosoever asketh
Jesus will receive;
Whosoever thirsteth,
Jesus will relieve;
See the living waters,
Flowing full and free;
O the blessed whosoever,
That means me.

2 Tidings, happy tidings,
Hark! hark! they say,
Do not slight the warning,
Come, O come today;
Christ our loving Savior,
Still repeats the call—
Come, ye weary, heavy laden,
Room, room for all. [Refrain]

3 Tidings, happy tidings,
Hark! hark! again,
Rushing o’er the mountain,
Sweeping o’er the plain;
Onward goes the message,
‘Tis the Savior’s call:
Come, for everything is ready,
Room, room for all. [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #191

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tidings, happy tidings
Title: Happy tidings
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Whosoever asketh



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