Hark! What Mean Those Holy Voices Lyrics
1 Hark! what mean those holy voices
Sweetly sounding thro’ the skies?
Lo, th’angelic host rejoices,
Heav’nly hallelujahs rise.
2 Listen to the wondrous story
Which they chant in hymns of joy,
Glory in the highest, glory!
Glory be to God Most High!
3 Peace on earth, good will from heaven,
Reaching far as man is found;
Souls redeemed and sins forgiven!
Loud our golden harps shall sound.
4 Christ is born, the great Anointed!
Heav’n and earth, His praises sing!
Oh, receive whom God appointed
For your Prophet, Priest and King.
5 Hasten, mortals, to adore Him,
Learn His name and taste His joy,
Till in heaven ye sing before Him,
“Glory be to God most high!”
6 Let us learn the wondrous story
Of our great Redeemer’s birth;
Spread the brightness of His glory,
Till it cover all the earth.
Who Wrote Hark What Mean Those Holy Voices Hymn
Mendelssohn’s ”Hymn of Trust” has helped to win a place for another familiar Christmas hymn among the great favorites.
We refer to John Cawood’s hymn — Hark! What Mean Those Holy Voices.
John Cawood was born in 1775, at Matlock, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom.
According to his son, John Cawood composed a few hymns which were never published by himself. They only came into print after his death.
Of the seventeen hymns written by Mr. Cawood, who was a man of limited education, this is his best and most widely known production.
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