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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.

Refrain:
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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