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There is joy in heaven tonight

With a sweeter music golden harps are ringing

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [With a sweeter music golden harps are ringing]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 With a sweeter music golden harps are ringing,
Welcome tidings echo thro’ the mansions bright;
Higher swells the anthem, heav’n’s choir is singing,
For among the angels there is joy tonight.

Praise the name of Jesus, there is joy in heav’n,
Over souls from sin and darkness, coming into light;
Souls into the kingdom come with sins forgiven,
And among the angels there is joy tonight.

2 Hardened hearts are yielding to the Spirit’s pleading,
Sinners gladly enter mercy’s open door;
While angelic heralds with the news are speeding,
Thro’ the shining city on the other shore. [Refrain]

3 From the ways of evil, weary feet are turning,
Spirits long in blindness, now are finding sight;
For the Father’s pardon wand’ring ones are yearning,
And o’er souls repenting, saints rejoice tonight. [Refrain]

4 Highest praise and glory to the Love Eternal,
Souls from danger bringing safe into the fold;
Happy earthly voices join the hymn supernal,
Sung where hands celestial strike the harps of gold. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #116

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

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First Line: With a sweeter music golden harps are ringing
Title: There is joy in heaven tonight
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Praise the name of Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #116

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