Who are these whose songs are sounding

Who are these whose songs are sounding

Author: Anna Shipton
Tune: [Who are these whose songs are sounding]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Who are these, whose songs are sounding
O’er the golden harps above?
Hark! They tell of grace abounding,
And Jehovah’s sov’reign love.

Refrain:
These are they who wash’d their robes
and made them white
in the blood of the Lamb,
These are they who washed their robes
and made them white
in the blood of the Lamb.

2 Who are these that keep their station
Round the great, eternal throne?”
They from earthly tribulation
To their heav’nly rest are gone. [Refrain]

3 See the robes of dazzling whiteness,
Without blemish, spot, or stain;
See their crowns that grow in brightness,
Purchased by the Lamb once slain. [Refrain]

4 ‘Tis the Lamb of God who leads them,
And they serve Him night and day;
By the heav’nly fount He feeds them,
He hath wiped their tears away. [Refrain]

5 Sweet their theme: ‘tis still “salvation
Unto Christ the Holy One,”
And their sighs of tribulation
Change to songs around the throne. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #154

Author: Anna Shipton

Shipton, Anna. Concerning this writer we can ascertain no details beyond the fact that she published:— (1) Whispers in the Palms. Hymns and Meditations. London, W. Yapp, 1855; second edition, augmented, 1857. (2) Precious Gems for the Saviour's Diadem, 1862. (3) The Brook in the Way; Original Hymns, 1864. (4) Tell Jesus: Recollections of E. Gosse. (5) The Cottage on The Hock, an Allegory. Also other smaller books. Her hymns in common use include:— i. From her Whispers in the Palms, 1855-57. 1. Down in the pleasant pastures. The Good Shepherd. 2. Father, My cup is full. Gethsemane. 3. How shall I praise Thee, O my God? Praise. 4. Jesus, Master, hear my cry. Blind Bartimaeus. ii. From her other Works. 5. Call them… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Who are these whose songs are sounding
Author: Anna Shipton
Refrain First Line: These are they

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #227

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Northfield Hymnal No. 2 #370

Sabbath Songs for Tiny Tots #d69

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #154

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d193

The Gospel Choir No. 2 #d124

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Young People's Songs of Praise #170

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