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674. What a Kingdom!

1 There’s a theme that is sweet to my mem’ry,
There’s a joy that I cannot declare,
There’s a treasure that gladdens my being,
’Tis the kingdom of righteousness here.

Refrain:
’Tis a kingdom of peace, it is reigning within,
It shall ever increase in my soul;
We possess it right here when He saves from all sin,
And ’twill last while the ages shall roll.

2 There’s a scene of its grandness before me,
Of its greatness there can be no end;
It is joy, it is peace, it is glory,
In my heart, how these riches do blend! [Refrain]

3 I am lost in its splendor and beauty,
To its ne’er-fading heights I would rise,
Till I see the King come to receive me,
And explore it with Him in the skies. [Refrain]

4 What a pleasure in life it is bringing!
What assurance and hope ever bright!
Oh, what rapture and bliss are awaiting,
When our faith shall be lost in the sight! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There's a theme that is sweet to my mem'ry
Title: What a Kingdom!
Author: Barney E. Warren (1897)
Meter: 10.9.10.9.12.9.12.9
Scripture: Romans 14:17
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/What_a_Kingdom); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (100); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (32); The Gospel Trumpet Company, <
Refrain First Line: ’Tis a kingdom of peace, it is reigning within
Tune Information
Name: KINGDOM OF PEACE
Composer: Barney E. Warren (1897)
Meter: 10.9.10.9.12.9.12.9
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/What_a_Kingdom); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (100); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (32); The Gospel Trumpet Company, <






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