Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet: praise Him with the psaltery and harp.@Psalm 150:3

Scott MacPherson, in Worship and Song, edited by Benjamin S. Winchester & Grace Wilbur Conant (Boston/New York/Chicago: Pilgrim Press, 1913), number 114.

Indre Carey Bonner, 1913 (🔊 pdf nwc). Some hymnals show the composer as Herman von Müller, one of Bonner’s pseudonyms.

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Carey Bonner (1859-1938)
© National Portrait Gallery

With harp, and with trumpet, and all that is glorious
Now sound we His triumph, the King who shall reign,
The Lord who is risen, exalted, victorious,
The Savior whom death hath no power to enchain.

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With harp, and with trumpet, and all that is glorious,
Now sound we His triumph, the King who shall reign!

Fear not!—’mid the joy-bells of Eastertide calling
He speaketh anew, giving rest to the heart;
Still, still, like the dew upon lily flowers falling,
His comfort, His strength, doth the Master impart.

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O bells of the springtide, O chimings of glory,
On Easter Day ring over hillside and plain;
Tell, tell once again of the wonderful story,
The Savior is risen, let all swell the strain.

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