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Rejoice, The Savior Reigns!

Rejoice, the Savior reigns!

Author: John Anketell
Tune: CHRISTCHURCH (Steggall)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Rejoice, the Savior reigns!
Rejoice, the Lord is king!
O’er mountains and o’er plains
Let ransomed nature sing:
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.

2 The Advent of our Lord
Shall wake our joyful song;
The comfort of His Word
Shall make our courage strong;
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.

3 The Lord is near at hand,
Put anxious care away;
He comes to rule His land,
Oh, haste the happy day!
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.

4 Then let, O Lord, Thy peace,
Which passeth human mind,
Our faith and hope increase,
Our hearts to Jesus bind:
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8870

Author: John Anketell

Anketell, John, M.A., was born at New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A., March 8, 1835, and educated at Yale College, and the University of- Halle-Wittenberg, Prussian Saxony. He was ordained deacon of the American Episcopalian Church in 1859, and priest in 1860. He founded (Stanza John's (American) Episcopal Church in Dresden in 1869. Subsequently he became Professor of Hebrew and Greek Exegesis in the Seabury Divinity School. Mr. Anketell published in 1889 Gospel and Epistle Hymns for the Christian Year, N.Y. He has also translated about 120 hymns from the German, Greek, Latin, Hebrew, French, Spanish, Danish, Italian, and Syriac, which were published in the Church Review, N.Y., 1876 and later, and in other periodicals. A few of those from the L… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rejoice, the Savior reigns!
Title: Rejoice, The Savior Reigns!
Author: John Anketell
Source: Gospel and Epistle Hymns for the Christian Year (New York: The Church Record Company, 1889)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #8870
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8870

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