Now let us sing the angels' song

Now let us sing the angels' song

Author: Frances R. Havergal
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1. Now let us sing the angels’ song
That rang so sweet and clear,
When heav’nly light and music fell
On earthly eye and ear;
To Him we sing, our Savior King,
Who always deigns to hear.

Glory to God, and on earth peace,
Glory to God, good-will to men.

2. He came to tell the Father’s love,
His goodness, truth and grace:
To show the brightness of His smile,
The glory of His face,
With His own light, so full and bright,
The shades of death to chase. [Refrain]

3. He came to bring the weary ones
True peace and perfect rest;
To take away the guilt and sin,
Which darkened and distressed,
That great and small might hear His call,
And all in Him be blessed. [Refrain]

4. He came to bring a glorious gift,
Good-will to men—and why?
Because He loved us, Jesus came,
For us to live and die;
Then sweet and long, the angels’ song,
Again we raise on high. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4633

Author: Frances R. Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

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Author: Frances R. Havergal



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