470. Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

1 Jesus shall reign where e'er the sun
does its successive journeys run;
his Kingdom stretch from shore to shore,
till moons shall wax and wane no more.

2 People and realms of every tongue
declare his love with sweetest song;
and infant voices shall proclaim
their early blessings on his name.

3 Blessings abound where Jesus reigns:
the prisoner leaps to lose their chains,
the weary find eternal rest,
and all who suffer want are blessed.

4 Let every creature rise and bring
the highest honours to our King;
angels descend with songs again,
and earth repeat the loud Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
Author: Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
Publication Date: 2005
Meter: LM
Scripture: Luke 4:18-19; Matthew 11:28; Matthew 21:16; Psalm 8:2; Psalm 72:5; Psalm 72:7-8; Psalm 72:17-19; Psalm 113:3; Psalm 117; Revelation 5:13-14; Romans 15:11
Topic: Life in Christ: Christ Risen - Reign and Priesthood; Freedom and Liberation
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Ralph Harrison (1748-1810)
Meter: LM
Key: B♭ Major

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