423. Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun

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 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;
The prisoners leap to lose their chains,
The weary find eternal rest,
And all who suffer want are blessed.

5 Let every 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 Where'er the Sun
Author: Isaac Watts (1719; alt.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: LM
Topic: Jesus Christ: Praise
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: John Hatton
Composer (desc.): David McKinley Williams (1959)
Meter: LM
Key: D Major
Copyright: Descant © 1959 H. W. Gray Co., Inc. Copyright renewed H. W. Gray, Inc., a division of Belwin-Mills Publishing Corp. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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