Go Bear The Joyful Tidings

Go bear the joyful tidings

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Go bear the joyful tidings]
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 Go bear the joyful tidings
That first, on Judah’s plain,
Awoke the wondering shepherds
To praise Messiah’s name;
Exalt the King of glory
Who left His throne on high,
And came to earth a ransom
For guilty man to die.

Go sound the Gospel trumpet
Beyond the rolling sea,
From chains of sin and darkness
To set the captive free.

2 Go in your Master’s vineyard,
And labor heart and hand;
The word of life eternal
Proclaim to every land—
The sweet and precious promise
To all who will believe,
Free grace and full salvation
For all who will receive. [Refrain]

3 Go tell the broken spirit
That vainly sighs for rest,
There is a home in glory,
A home for ever blest;
Go bring the lost to Jesus,
His tender love to share;
Go forth to every nation:
Immortal souls are there. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10091

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go bear the joyful tidings
Title: Go Bear The Joyful Tidings
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Go sound the gospel trumpet
Copyright: Public Domain



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