430. O Where Are Kings and Empires Now

1. O where are kings and empires now
Of old that went and came?
But, Lord, Thy Church is praying yet,
A thousand years the same.

2. We mark her goodly battlements,
And her foundations strong;
We hear within the solemn voice
Of her unending song.

3. For not like kingdoms of the world
Thy holy Church, O God;
Tho' earthquake shocks are threat'ning her,
And tempests are abroad.

4. Unshaken as eternal hills,
Immovable she stands,
A mountain that shall fill the earth,
A house not made by hands.

Text Information
First Line: O where are kings and empires now
Title: O Where Are Kings and Empires Now
Author: Bishop A. C. Cox (1839)
Meter: C M
Language: English
Publication Date: 1929
Topic: Choral Section: Church of Christ
Tune Information
Name: DUNDEE
Meter: C M
Incipit: 13451 23432 11715
Key: D Major
Source: Sottish Psalter, 1615



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