Scripture Verse

I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. Luke 2:10


Lewis E. Jones

Words: Lo­ra M. Jones, 1898. Ap­peared in the Gos­pel Her­ald in Song, by Will­iam S. Nic­kle, George F. Me­yer & Ow­en F. Pugh (Chicago, Il­li­nois: Mey­er & Bro­ther, 1899), num­ber 196, alt.

Music: Lew­is E. Jones (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Lo­ra Jones (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?


Tell the joyful news, Christ the Lord is born,
Peace and joy He brings on this Christmas morn;
Let the bells ring out and their music tell,
Jesus comes to reign, King Immanuel.


In the highest peace, good will to men;
Jesus cometh, tell the news again;
While the angels sing of the newborn King,
Spread the joyful news over all the land.

Tell the joyful news, night has passed away,
And the dawning breaks of a brighter day;
For the Gospel rays from the manger shine,
Over all the world, shedding light divine.


Tell the joyful news over all the earth:
Let the nations hear of a Savior’s birth,
’Till each grateful heart shall the strain repeat,
And their tributes bring to the Master’s feet.