Author: Christopher Martin Idle, 1938- Hymnal: Together in Song #99 (1999) Meter: 184.108.40.206 D Topics: Jesus Christ Return; Jesus Christ Redeemer; Jesus Christ Kingship; Jesus Christ Incarnation; Christ tne King Sunday Lyrics: 1 God, we praise you, God, we bless you,
God, we name you sovereign Lord!
Mighty King whom angels worship,
Father, by your church adored:
all creation shows your glory,
heaven and earth draw near your throne,
singing, 'Holy, holy, holy,
Lord of hosts, and God alone!'
2 True apostles, faithful prophets,
saints who set their world ablaze,
martyrs, once unknown, unheeded,
join one growing song of praise,
while your church on earth confesses
one majestic Trinity:
Father, Son, th Holy Spirit,
God our hope eternally.
3 Jesus Christ, the king of glory,
everlasting Son of God,
humble was your virgin mother,
hard the lonely path you trod:
by your cross is sin defeated,
hell confronted face to face,
heaven opened to believers,
sinners justified by grace.
4 Christ, at God's right hand victorious,
you will judge the world you made;
Lord, in mercy help your servants
for whose freedom you have paid:
raise us up from dust to glory,
guard us from all sin today;
King enthroned above all praises,
save your people, God, we pray. Scripture: 1 Peter 2:24-25 Languages: English Tune Title: RUSTINGTON
God, we praise you, God, we bless you