King Jesus, reign forevermore

King Jesus, reign forevermore

Author: Ralph Wardlaw
Tune: SESSIONS
Published in 34 hymnals

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1 King Jesus, reign for evermore,
Unrivaled in thy courts above;
While we, with all thy saints, adore
The wonders of redeeming love.

2 No other Lord but thee we'll know,
No other power but thine confess;
We'll spread thine honors while below,
And heaven shall know our blessedness.

3 We'll sing along the heavenly road
That leads us to thy blest abode;
Till with the vast unnumbered throng
We join in heaven's triumphant song--

4 Till with pure hands and voices sweet
We cast our crowns at Jesus' feet,
And sing of everlasting love
In everlasting strains above.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #234

Author: Ralph Wardlaw

Wardlaw, Ralph, D.D. This venerable and (in his generation) influential Scottish divine contributed twelve hymns to the praise of the Church Universal that are likely to live in a humble and useful way. As having so done, and besides edited several collections of hymns, he claims a place of honour in this work. Critically, and regarded as literature, his hymns have little of poetry in them; no "winged words" to lift the soul heavenward. They reflect simply and plainly the lights and shadows of everyday experiences of the spiritual life, rather than its etherialities and subtleties. His "Lift up to God the voice of praise " is the most widely known; and there is a certain inspiriting clangour about it when well sung; yet it is commonplace. H… Go to person page >

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Author: Ralph Wardlaw

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A choice collection of popular songs with some standard hymns for young people's meetings (Silver and Gold No. 1) #d70
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d340
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #134Page Scan
Christian Hymnal #d250
Fillmores' Gospel Songs for Young People's Meetings, Prayer Meetings, Revival Meetings, and Sunday School #d71
Gloria in Excelsis #d354
Gloria in Excelsis #d216
Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d239
Great Songs of the Church #d191
Hymns of the Church Militant #503aPage Scan
Joy and Praise #236Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #113Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d108
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #H11Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #6Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #H11Page Scan
Songs of Glory, No.2: a collection of beautiful songs for Sunday Schools and the Family Circle #105Page Scan
Songs of Gratitude #d61
Songs of Gratitude, a Collection of New Songs for Sunday Schools and Worshiping Assemblies #142aPage Scan
Songs of Rejoicing: a collection of new songs for the Sunday-school #89Page Scan
The Brethren Hymnody: with tunes for the sanctuary, Sunday-school, prayer meeting and home circle #13Page Scan
The Children's Hallelujah #d81
The Christian Church Hymnal #51Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #208Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d375
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #155Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #176Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d305
The Church and School #d112
The Congregation #d82
The Gospel Call: choice songs for revivals, Sunday-schools and the church #172Page Scan
The Praise Hymnal #d229
The Standard Church Hymnal #111Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #234TextPage Scan



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