Jesus reigns forever, mighty Victor still

Jesus reigns forever, mighty Victor still

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Jesus reigns forever, mighty Victor still]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus reigns forever, mighty Victor still;
Tempest, wave and sunshine shall His word fulfill;
Pardon and salvation,
Joy and consolation,
Bless the happy people who obey His will.

Jesus reigns, our mighty King forever!
Jesus reigns! transcendent in His love.
Let our praises, blending,
Join the song unending,
Swell the hallelujahs of the world above.

2 Jesus reigns forever, blessed Prince of Peace;
Thro’ the world’s dominions may His word increase;
By His grace unfailing,
Over sin prevailing,
Wonderful His kingdom, nevermore to cease. [Refrain]

3 Jesus reigns forever on His heav’nly throne;
Yield Him glad allegiance, serving Him alone;
When the finished story
Shall record His glory,
We shall sing His mercy, and His goodness own. [Refrain]

Source: Sunshine: songs for Sunday schools #39

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus reigns forever, mighty Victor still
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Copyright: Public Domain



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