Rejoice! The Lord Jehovah reigns

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Rejoice! The Lord Jehovah reigns]
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1 Rejoice! The Lord Jehovah reigns
In majesty on high;
The Triune God the praise demands
Of earth and sea and sky.

Join in the loud swelling chorus,
Join in the song victorious!
“Jesus alone reigneth o’er us,
Jesus the King of kings.”

2 The Son who once for us was slain,
Now reigns in majesty;
The glory on the cross he won,
Is his eternally. [Refrain]

3 Rejoice! That he a cross did bear,
His blood for man was shed;
Rejoice that we a cross may bear,
And follow where he led. [Refrain]

4 The Son of God enthroned on high,
The Father’s glory shares,
The Holy Spirit from his throne,
The promised comfort bears. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #113

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: Rejoice! The Lord Jehovah reigns
Title: Rejoice
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Join in the loud swelling chorus
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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The Service of Praise #113

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