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Crown Him King of Kings

O'er the earth the chorus rings

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Tune: [O'er the earth the chorus rings]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O’er the earth the chorus rings,
As God’s hosts united sing;
Unto Him who pardon brings,
Crown Him King of kings.

Refrain:
Crown Him King,
Crown Him King,
Crown Him, crown Him,
Crown Him King of kings.

2 Hills and vales the strains repeat,
While we worship at His feet;
Find in Him a joy complete,
Crown Him King of kings. [Refrain]

3 Ruler in our lives to be,
E’er our Guide and help is He;
Strong in Him one body we,
Crown Him King of kings. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #55

Author: Lida Shivers Leech

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey. Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia. Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time. Sources-- Emurian, pp. 112-3 Reynolds, p. 336 Lyrics-- God’s Way Is Best I Have Re­deemed Thee I’ll Go Any­where No Fault in Him Some Day He’ll Make It Plain Thine for Ser­vice Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928 When the Veil is Lift… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O'er the earth the chorus rings
Title: Crown Him King of Kings
Author: Lida Shivers Leech

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Choir Gems, No.2 #d47

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Jubilate #55

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