Glory to God in the highest, Hark, how it rings

Glory to God in the highest, Hark, how it rings

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [Glory to God in the highest] (Gabriel)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1. Glory to God in the highest!
Hark! how it rings o’er and o’er!
Angels in garments of splendor,
Throng from the bright open door.
There in the heavens is shining
Bethlehem’s wonderful light—
Glory to God in the highest!
This is the holy night.

Refrain
Glory to God, glory to God,
Glory to God in the highest!
Glory, glory, glory in the highest!
Glory to God on high!

2. Glory to God in the highest!
Over and over it rings,
Praising the infant Messiah,
Praising the greatest of kings.
Over the manger so lowly
Flashes the radiant light,
Glory to God in the highest!
This is the holy night. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1850

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Glory to God in the highest, Hark, how it rings
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

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The Cyber Hymnal #1850
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