James Montgomery, 1819, alt
Songs of praise the angels sang,|
Heaven with alleluias rang,
When Jehovah's work begun,
When God spake and it was done.
2. Songs of praise awoke the morn
3. Heaven and earth must pass away;
4. And shall man alone be dumb|
Till that glorious kingdom come?
No; the Church delights to raise
Psalms and hymns and songs of praise.
5. Saints below, with heart and voice,
6. Borne upon their latest breath,
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