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Text:Jesus Shall Reign
Author:Isaac Watts
Composer (attributed to):John Warrington Hatton
Composer (descant):David McKinley Williams

330. Jesus Shall Reign

1 Jesus shall reign where e'er the sun
does its successive journeys run;
his kingdom stretch from shore to shore,
till moons shall wax and wane no more.

2 People and realms of every tongue
dwell on his love with sweetest song,
and infant voices shall proclaim
their early blessings on his name.

3 Blessings abound wheree'er he reigns:
and prisoners leap to lose their chains;
the weary find eternal rest,
and all who suffer want are blest.

4 Let every creature rise and bring
peculiar honours 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
Author: Isaac Watts (1719, alt.)
Meter: 8 8 8 8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Jesus Christ: Praise and Thanksgiving; The Christian Year: Advent; Adoration and Praise (42 more...)
Tune Information
Composer (attributed to): John Warrington Hatton (1793)
Composer (descant): David McKinley Williams (1959)
Meter: 8 8 8 8
Key: D Major
Copyright: Descant copyright © 1959 H. W. Gray Co., Inc.

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