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434. Jesus Shall Reign

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

2 To him shall endless prayer be made,
and praises throng to crown his head;
his name like sweet perfume shall rise
with ev'ry morning sacrifice.

3 People and realms of ev'ry 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:
the prisoners leap to lose their chains,
the weary find eternal rest,
and all who suffer want are blest.

5 Let ev'ry creature rise and bring
peculiar honors 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
Title: Jesus Shall Reign
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748 (alt.)
Meter: L M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Adoration; End Time; Praise, Thanksgiving (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: DUKE STREET
Composer (attributed to): John Hatton, d. 1793
Meter: L M
Key: D Major



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