Rejoice and hail the King

Rejoice and hail the King

Author: Robert Lowry
Tune: [Rejoice and hail the King]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Rejoice, and hail the King,
Your sov’reign Lord adore;
Exalt His name, and sing
His praises evermore.

Refrain:
Lift up the heart, lift up the voice,
Rejoice aloud, ye saints, rejoice,
Lift up the heart, lift up the voice,
Rejoice aloud, rejoice.

2 From Him no word can fail,
All pow’r to Him is giv’n;
His kingdom will prevail,
And fill the earth and heav’n. [Refrain]

3 We now await the day
When Christ our Lord shall come,
To drive the clouds away,
And take His lov’d ones home. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of the Kingdom: prepared for the use of young people's societies and adapter for prayer meetings, Sunday schools and the home #121

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rejoice and hail the King
Author: Robert Lowry
Refrain First Line: Lift up the heart
Copyright: Public Domain

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Bright Gems #d137

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International Song Service #3

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Royal Hymnal #168

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Songs of the Kingdom #121

The Praise Hymnal #d365

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