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Ye happy bells of Easter day

Ye happy bells of Easter day

Tune: [Ye happy bells of Easter Day]
Published in 20 hymnals

Full Text

1 Ye happy bells of Easter Day!
Ring, ring your joy.
Thro' earth and sky
Ye ring a glorious word.
The notes that swell in gladness tell
The rising of the Lord.

2 Ye carol-bells of Easter Day!
The teeming earth,
That saw His birth
When lying 'neath the sword,
Upspringeth now in joy, to show
The rising of the Lord!

3 Ye glory-bells of Easter Day!
The hills that rise
Against the skies,
Re-echo with the word -
The victor-breath that conquers death -
The rising of the Lord!

4 Ye passion-bells of Easter Day!
The bitter cup
He lifted up,
Salvation to afford.
Ye saintly bells! your passion tells
The rising of the Lord!

5 Ye mercy-bells of Easter Day!
His tender side
Was riven wide,
Where floods of mercy poured:
Redeemed clay doth sing to-day
The rising of the Lord!

6 Ye victor-bells of Easter Day!
The thorny crown
He layeth down:
Ring! ring! with strong accord -
The mighty strain of love and pain,
The rising of the Lord!

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #373

Text Information

First Line: Ye happy bells of Easter day

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #566Page Scan
Chants, Carols and Tunes: a supplement to the Sunday School Service and Tune Book #34Page Scan
Hymnal for children #d245
Hymnal for the Sunday School #60Page Scan
Hymnal for the Sunday School. Rev. #d230
Hymns and Tunes for Schools #119Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service for Sunday Schools #d282
Hymns of Worship and Service: for the Sunday School #107Page Scan
Hymns with Music for Children #d250
Sunday School Book for ... Evangelical Lutheran Congregations, by Authority of the General Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America #d226
Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #181Page Scan
Sunday-School Book: with music: for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran congregations (Rev. and Enl.) #140Page Scan
Ten Easter Carols #d10
The American Hymnal #d688
The Children's Hymnal #d239
The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d196
The Parish School Hymnal #d359
The School Hymnal: a book of worship for young people #93Page Scan
The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #514Page Scan
Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #373TextPage Scan
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