594. Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

1 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
Does his successive journeys run;
His kingdom stretch from shore to shore,
Till moons shall wax and wane no more.

2 Behold, the islands, with their kings,
And Europe her best tribute brings;
From north to south the princes meet,
To pay their homage at his feet.

3 There Persia, glorious to behold;
There India shines in Eastern gold;
And barbarous nations, at his word,
Submit, and bow, and own their Lord.

4 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.

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First Line: Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
Author: Watts
Publication Date: 1873
Meter: L. M.
Scripture: Psalm 8:2; Psalm 19:6; Psalm 72; Psalm 86:9; Song of Solomon 1:3; Daniel 7:13-14; Zechariah 14:9; Malachi 1:11; Ephesians 1:10; Philippians 2:10-11; Revelation 11:15
Topic: The Christian Church: Missionary; The Saviour's Reign
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