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We leave the world of care

We leave the world of care

Tune: [We leave the world of care]
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We leave the world of care,
To greet one day in seven;
To join in praise and prayer,
And learn the way to heaven.
The Sabbath bells invite us all,
Faint emblem of God’s holy call.

Chime on, chime on,
Chime on, sweet bells, your cheerful ring
Shall tune our lips God’s praise to sing;
Chime on, sweet bells, chime on.
Chime on, chime on,
Chime on, chime on,
Chime on, sweet bells
Chime on, sweet bells,
Chime on, sweet bells,
Chime on, sweet bells,
Chime on, sweet bells, chime on.

2 We leave our books and play,
To read that Book Divine;
‘Tis there we learn the way
To joys that ne’er decline;
The music of the Sabbath bells,
How sweetly on the ear it swells!
Chime on, sweet bells, your welcome ring
Shall tune our hearts God’s praise to sing. [Refrain]

3 We leave our earthly home,
To seek that blest above,
Where loved companions come
To lift their hearts to God;
O hear with joy the sound that tells
The music of those Sabbath bells.
Chime on, sweet bells, long may you ring,
And call our hearts God’s praise to sing. [Refrain]

Source: The Bright Array #180

Text Information

First Line: We leave the world of care
Copyright: Public Domain



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A Companion to the Canadian Sunday School Harp: being a selection of hymns set to music, for Sunday schools and the social circle #138Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Children's Worship, Together with Selections for Anniversary and Festive Occasions #96Page Scan
Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d299
Pearly Gates: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, prayer meeting, and social circle #73Page Scan
Sabbath School Bell No. 2: a superior collection of choice tunes, newly arranged and composed, and a large number of excellent hymns written expressly for this work, which are well adapted for... #172Page Scan
Select Songs No. 2: for the singing service in the prayer meeting; Sunday school; Christian Endeavor meetings #37Page Scan
The Bright Array #180TextAudioPage Scan
The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d178
The Casket of Sunday School Melodies, Complete. Compiled from Caskets Nos.1 and 2 with Several Additional Pieces #d195
The Diadem: a collection of tunes and hymns for Sunday school and devotional meetings #8Page Scan
The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 #27Page Scan
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