Jesus Reigns

Sing aloud, ye Christian lands

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [Sing aloud, ye Christian lands]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sing aloud, ye Christian lands,
Songs of greatest triumph,
For your Lord has burst the bands—
Lives, no more to die.
O sad the night the Lord lay dead;
All earth was steeped in sorrow;
But hail! He triumphed, as he said,
And rose to reign on high.

Refrain:
Sing we loud the chorus,
Sending praise before us;
Jesus reigneth o’er us;
King of kings is he.
O sad the night the Lord lay dead;
All earth was steeped in sorrow;
But hail! He triumphed, as he said,
And rose to reign on high.

2 Hallelujah! Praise the Lord!
Raise the mighty anthem;
Death is vanquished by his Word,
Christ has made us free,
The stone and seal, the guard at night,
Their watch in silence keeping,
Were all in vain, for in His might
The Saviour rose again. [Refrain]

3 Praise the Lord! Exultant King!
List! Angelic voices,
As to earth the news they bring—
Immortality!
From out the tomb, in majesty,
He came in radiant beauty,
And rose with heav’nly hosts to be
The King eternally. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #178

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sing aloud, ye Christian lands
Title: Jesus Reigns
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: Sing we loud the chorus
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #9010
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