Hark, the notes of angels singing

Hark, the notes of angels singing

Author: Thomas Kelly
Published in 62 hymnals

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1. Hark! the notes of angels singing,
Glory, glory to the Lamb!
All in Heaven their tribute bringing,
Raising high the Savior’s name.

2. Ye for whom His life was given,
Sacred themes to you belong:
Come, assist the choir of Heaven,
Join the everlasting song.

3. See! the angelic hosts have crowned Him,
Jesus fills the throne on high;
Countless myriads, hovering round Him,
With His praises rend the sky.

4. Filled with holy emulation,
Let us vie with those above:
Sweet the theme, a free salvation,
Fruit of everlasting love.

5. Endless life in Him possessing,
Let us praise His precious name;
Glory, honor, power and blessing
Be forever to the Lamb.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2160

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hark, the notes of angels singing
Author: Thomas Kelly


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This story is associated with the writing of RATHBUN: One Sunday in 1849 Ithamar Conkey (b. Shutesbury, MA, 1815; d. Elizabeth, NJ, 1867) walked out of the morning service at Central Baptist Church, Norwich, Connecticut, where he was choir director and organist, frustrated because only one soprano f…

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