TIDINGS OF JOY
Scripture: Luke 2:10
Time Signature: 4/4
Hymn Status: Partnership (An agreement between the hymn writer and R.J. Stevens Music, LLC.)
1. The hymn writer does not want this hymn and its arrangement altered in any way.
2. The hymn writer does not want this hymn accompanied with instrumental music.
Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16
Verse 1: Tidings of joy are received by all nations, The Child King is here and will ne’re go away. Good news awaited and long in its coming, is here, Praise Jehovah, And ever to stay.
Verse 2: Tidings, sweet tidings glad tidings from Glory, With hearts swelled to bursting, The angles proclaim. Earth now hath Jesus, its King, Its Messiah, The earth with Messiah will ne’er be the same.
Verse 3: Peace unto man with good will ever flowing, Sweet peace by the hand of my Lord evermore. Touching the hearts of the nation’s believers, Outreaching to mankind as never before.