What Was Witnessed in the Heavens

First line: What was witnessed in the heavens? / What was witnessed in the heavens? Why, an angel / What was witness’d in the heavens? / What was witness’d in the heaven?

Original language: English

Words: John S. Davis
Music: Evan Stephens


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1. What was witnessed in the heavens?Why, an angel earthward bound.Had he something with him bringing?Yes—the Gospel—joyful sound!It was to be preached in powerOn the earth, the angel said,To all men, all tongues and nationsThat upon its face are spread.
2. Had we not before the Gospel?Yes—had several taught by men.Then what is this latter Gospel?’Tis the first one come again.This was preached by Paul and Peter,And by Jesus Christ, the Head;This we latter Saints are preaching—We their footsteps wish to tread.
3. Where so long has been the Gospel?Did it pass from earth away?Yes; ’twas taken back to heaven,Till should dawn a brighter day.What became of those departed,Knowing not the Gospel plan?In the spirit world they’ll hear it;God is just to every man.

These charts show the use of this song in English hymnbooks and other collections published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. If a song appears in multiple editions of the same hymnbook, it is only counted once. [undetermined] means that tune information has not yet been entered in.

Tunes that have appeared with this song in English

Appearances of this song over time in English

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Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

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Unofficial or Local Publications

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Other Restoration-Based Denominations

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Arr.: Evan Stephens

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Arr.: Evan Stephens

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