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Lenox 40

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Lewis Edson, 1782
Poet: Charles Wesley, 1750
Meter: 6s (6,6,6,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Blow ye the trumpet blow,
The gladly solemn sound;
Let all the nations know,
To earthís remotest bound,

(Chorus)


Blow ye the trumpet blow,, Stanza 1
Chorus
The year of Jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.


2
Extol the Lamb of God,
The all-atoning Lamb;
Redemption through his blood
Throughout the world proclaim.

(Chorus)


Blow ye the trumpet blow,, Stanza 3
3
The gospel trumpet hear,
The news of heavínly grace;
And saved from earth appear
Before your Saviorís face.

(Chorus)


Blow ye the trumpet blow,, Stanza 6