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180. Rejoice, the Lord Is King

1 Rejoice, the Lord is King!
Your Lord and King adore.
Rejoice, give thanks and sing
and triumph evermore.
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice.
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

2 His kingdom cannot fail;
he rules o'er earth and heaven;
the keys of death and hell
to Christ the Lord are given.
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice.
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

3 He sits at God's right hand
till all his foes submit,
bow down at his command,
and fall beneath his feet.
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice.
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

4 Rejoice in glorious hope;
for Christ, the Judge, shall come
to gather all his saints
to their eternal home.
We soon shall hear the archangel's voice;
the trump of God shall sound, rejoice!

Text Information
First Line: Rejoice, the Lord is King
Title: Rejoice, the Lord Is King
Author: Charles Wesley (1744)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 66 66 88
Scripture: Ephesians 1:20-23; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; 1 Peter 3:22; Revelation 1:18
Topic: Singing God's Story: Ascension and Reign of Christ
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: DARWALL'S 148TH
Harmonizer: Charlotte Larsen (1992)
Composer: John Darwall (1770)
Meter: 66 66 88
Key: C Major
Copyright: Harm. © 1994, CRC Publications.



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