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Ye Sons Of Adam Join

Ye sons of Adam join

Author: John Needham
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Ye sons of Adam join
Throughout the spacious earth
In cheerful songs to hail
The great Redeemer’s birth;
Let your all hearts in concert move,
And every tongue be tuned by love.

2 The lofty heav’ns He bowed,
To earth the Savior came;
With joy th’angelic hosts
His royal birth proclaim;
For you, O men, is born, they sing
A mighty Savior, and a king.

3 ’Twas men He came to save,
And mortal flesh He wore;
Ye men with angels sing,
And in their strains adore;
Let your glad hearts and tongues combine
To praise the love, the grace divine.

4 Glory to God on high!
For great Emmanuel’s birth
Declares to men good will,
And brings down peace to earth;
Thus angels sang, and we’ll repeat
Their strains still new and ever sweet.

5 Abr’am the patriarch led
By faith’s unerring ray,
Abr’am the friend of God
Beheld this glorious day;
Distant his view, but yet so bright
He died o’erjoyed at this blest sight.

6 We see the ancient types,
The prophecies fulfilled;
With eastern sages we
Adore this wondrous Child;
God’s only Son, who came to bless
The earth with peace and righteousness.

7 Glory to God on high!
For great Emmanuel’s birth
Declares to men good will,
And brings down peace to earth;
Thus angels sang, and we repeat
Their songs still new and ever sweet.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9461

Author: John Needham

Needham, John, was the son of John Needham, Baptist Minister, of Hitchin, Herts, but the date of his birth is unknown. He would doubtless be educated by his father, who was a tutor and in repute as a learned man. In 1750 Needham became co-pastor with John Beddome at the Baptist meetinghouse in the Pithay, Bristol; but, two years later, Beddome having retired through age, a violent controversy arose in the Church with regard to a continuance of the plan of co-pastorship. As the result, Needham and a number of his friends removed to a Baptist meetinghouse in Callowhill Street, where a Mr. Foot was pastor. For a time the two societies used the same builing at different hours, but in 1755 they were united, with Mr. Needham and Mr. Foot as co-pa… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ye sons of Adam join
Title: Ye Sons Of Adam Join
Author: John Needham
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9461
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