Sing songs of jubilee

Ye people of the living God

Author: Kate Ulmer
Tune: [Ye people of the living God]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Ye people of the Living God,
Lift up your heads and sing;
To magnify his holy name
Let every glad harp ring.

O let no harp be silent now,
Sing songs of jubilee;
The captor’s pow’r is overcome,
Praise God, praise God, we’re free!

2 Why should his people mournful be?
Why should their songs be stilled?
We’re free! We’re free! O sing it o’er
Till every heart is thrilled! [Refrain]

3 Once sold for naught to serve as slaves,
Our precious birthright lost;
Our blest Redeemer ransomed us
At great and fearful cost. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ in the land of strangers now,
Surrounded by the foe,
Ere long with songs and shouts of joy
To Zion fair we’ll go. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Christian Service #95

Author: Kate Ulmer

Born in Pennsylvania, lived in Dauphin County Pennsylvania with her husband Benjamin E. Ulmer. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ye people of the living God
Title: Sing songs of jubilee
Author: Kate Ulmer
Refrain First Line: O let no harp be silent now
Copyright: Public Domain


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Songs of Christian Service #95

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