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Eternal Christ, You Rule

Eternal Christ, you rule

Author: Dan Damon (1990)
Tune: THROCKMORTON
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Eternal Christ, you rule
keeping company with pain;
enduring ridicule,
rejected, still you reign.

2 Eternal Christ, you rule
speaking pardon from the cross;
forgiving pounded nails;
death did its worst and lost.

3 Eternal Christ, you rule
taking children by the hand;
the proud return to school;
the meek receive the land.

4 Eternal Christ, you rule
fasting forty days along;
the tempter played the fool,
expecting bread from stone.

5 Eternal Christ, you rule
keeping company with pain;
with love and truth as tools,
come build in us your reign.

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Author: Dan Damon

Daniel Charles Damon (b. 1955) is an internationally published writer of hymn texts and tunes and is Associate Editor of Hymnody for Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, Illinois. Damon is also a jazz pianist and has played in many hotels and clubs in the San Francisco Bay area. He holds degrees from Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois (BME, 1977) and Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California (MDiv, 1987). He is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church in the San Francisco Bay area and a life member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Several single-author collections of Damon's hymns have been published: Faith Will Sing (Carol Stream, 1993), The Sound of Welcome (Carol Stream, 1998), To the Thirsty… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Eternal Christ, you rule
Title: Eternal Christ, You Rule
Author: Dan Damon (1990)
Meter: 6.7.6.6
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1991 Hope Publishing Company

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The New Century Hymnal #302

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Voices United #212

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