95. Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun

1 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
doth its successive journeys run;
his love shall spread from shore to shore
till moons shall wax and wane no more.

2 To Christ shall endless prayer be made,
and endless praises crown his head;
his name like sweet perfume shall rise
with every morning sacrifice;

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

4 Blessings abound where'er he reigns;
all prisoners leap to lose their chains,
the weary find eternal rest,
and all who suffer want are blest.

5 Let every creature rise with song;
honors and praise to Christ our belong;
angels descend with songs again,
and earth repeat the loud amen!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
Title: Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun
Author: Isaac Watts (1719, alt.)
Meter: LM
Publication Date: 1995
Topic: God Known in Jesus Christ: Praise to Christ; Descants; Jesus Christ (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: DUKE STREET
Composer: John Hatton (1793)
Descant: Erik Routley, alt.
Meter: LM
Key: D Major
Copyright: Desc. © 1985 Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.



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