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Ring the Bells of Heaven
Words by William O. Cushing
Music by George F. Root

Luke 15:10
"Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence
of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth."

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          Ring the bells of Heaven!  there is joy today,
          For a soul returning from the wild;
          See!  the Father meets him out upon the way,
          Welcoming His weary wand'ring child.

            Chorus
            Glory!  glory!  how the angels sing;
            Glory!  glory!  how the loud harps ring!
            'Tis the ransomed army, like a mighty sea,
            Pealing forth the anthem of the free.

          Ring the bells of Heaven!  there is joy today,
          For the wand'rer now is reconciled;
          Yes, a soul is rescued from his sinful way,
          And is born a new a ransomed child.

            Chorus
            Glory!  glory!  how the angels sing;
            Glory!  glory!  how the loud harps ring!
            'Tis the ransomed army, like a mighty sea,
            Pealing forth the anthem of the free.

          Ring the bells of Heaven!  spread the feast today,
          Angels swell the glad triumphant strain!
          Tell the joyful tidings, bear it far away!
          For a precious soul is born again.

            Chorus
            Glory!  glory!  how the angels sing;
            Glory!  glory!  how the loud harps ring!
            'Tis the ransomed army, like a mighty sea,
            Pealing forth the anthem of the free.


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