This song is packed with Scriptural truths and references. Note Psalms 24 and 72.
See the reports of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem in Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, and John 12:12-19.
Note also passages such as Matthew 24:30 and 25:31-46, Romans 14:9, I Corinthians 15:24-25, and Revelation 11:15-19 and 19:1-21.
Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 12, Question and Answer 31 is a reminder that Christ promised to return and will do so as King. He has ascended to heaven “to show there that he is the head of his church, the one through whom the Father rules all things.” He was anointed as “our eternal king who governs us by his Word and Spirit, and who guards us and keeps us in the freedom he has won for us.”