Sung by angels o'er a hillside

Sung by angels o'er a hillside

Author: Flora Kirkland
Tune: [Sung by angels o'er a hillside]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Sung by angels o’er a hillside,
Sending shepherds to a stall,
Rang the carol of redemption,
Peace on earth—good will to all.

Refrain
Peace on earth, O mighty chorus!
Floating down the stream of time,
Peace on earth, it echoes o’er us,
Ringing still in tones sublime!
Peace on earth, O mighty chorus!
Floating down the stream of time,
Peace on earth, it echoes o’er us,
Ringing still in tones sublime!

2. Hark! We almost hear them singing!
Look! The glory shineth bright!
See the lambs in peaceful slumber
On that blessèd, wondrous night. [Refrain]

3. Mighty carol of redemption!
Mighty King in lowly guise!
Quicken now our comprehension,
Help us see with faith’s clear eyes. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #752

Author: Flora Kirkland

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Text Information

First Line: Sung by angels o'er a hillside
Author: Flora Kirkland
Source: Sunday School Hymns No. 1, by Isaac H. Meredith, Grant C. Tullar & Joseph W. Lerman (New York: Tullar-Meredith Company, 1903), number 266
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Peace on earth, O mighty chorus!
Copyright: Public Domain

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