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The Lord is King!

Representative Text

1 The Lord is King! lift up thy voice,
O earth, and all ye heavens, rejoice;
from world to world the joy shall ring,
'The Lord omnipotent is King!'

2 The Lord is King! who then shall dare
resist his will, distrust his care,
or murmur at his wise decrees,
or doubt his royal promises?

3 He reigns! ye saints, exalt your strains;
your God is King, your Father reigns;
and he is at the Father's side,
the Man of love, the Crucified.

4 Alike pervaded by his eye
all parts of his dominion lie:
this world of ours and worlds unseen,
and thin the boundary between!

5 One Lord one empire all secures;
he reigns, and life and death are yours;
through earth and heaven one song shall ring,
'The Lord omnipotent is King!'

Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #796a

Author: Josiah Conder

Josiah Conder was born in London, in 1789. He became a publisher, and in 1814 became proprietor of "The Eclectic Review." Subsequently to 1824, he composed a series of descriptive works, called the "Modern Traveller," which appeared in thirty volumes. He also published several volumes of poems and hymns. He was the author of the first "Congregational Hymn Book" (1836). He died in 1855. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
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Ancient and Modern #796a

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Ancient and Modern #796b

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #718

Church Family Worship #290

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #8

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #129

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Common Praise #592a

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Common Praise #592b

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #650a

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #650b

Complete Mission Praise #656

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #107

Hymns and Psalms #58a

Hymns and Psalms #58b

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #183

Hymns Old and New #485

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Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #4

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Rejoice in the Lord #70

Sing Glory #98

The Covenant Hymnal #835

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The Cyber Hymnal #3941

Include 194 pre-1979 instances
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