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Songs of gladness

We come with songs of gladness

Author: Violet E. King
Tune: MORN OF GLADNESS
Published in 17 hymnals

Representative Text

1 We come with songs of gladness
To praise our God and King,
And for his love and mercy
Our grateful tribute bring.
The blessings of his bounty
Have crowned with joy our days;
Then sing we Alleluia,
And thankful voices raise.

Refrain:
Sing the songs of gladness,
Uplift the shout of praise;
Let every voice and heart rejoice
In God always.

2 We praise thee for earth’s beauty,
And for the sky’s blue dome;
We praise thee for our country;
We praise thee for our home;
We praise thee for thy gospel,
And for a Saviour’s love;
We praise thee for the promise
Of endless life above. [Refrain]

3 The angels lift their anthems
Of heav’nly joy on high,
And fill thy courts with music
In songs that never die.
And when beyond the river
We reach the city fair,
We’ll sing the song of gladness
With sweeter rapture there. [Refrain]

Source: Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #2

Author: Violet E. King

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Text Information

First Line: We come with songs of gladness
Title: Songs of gladness
Author: Violet E. King
Refrain First Line: We come a merry band

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

American Junior Church School Hymnal #d185

Children's Diadem #d94

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Gospel Carols #13

Hymns for Today #d283

Junior Church School Hymnal #d181

Junior Hymnal #d201

Songs of Praise and Prayer #d332

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Sparkling and Bright #82

Spiritual Songs and Hymns, for Use in All Gospel Services #d621

The Beacon Hymnal #d232

The Charm #d102

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The School Hymnal #38

The Voice of Praise, a new collection #d144

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The Westminster Hymnal for congregational and social use and for the Sunday School #28

Worship and Song #d269

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Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #2

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