The Lord Omnipotent Shall Reign

The Lord omnipotent shall reign

Author: A. J. Showalter
Tune: [The Lord omnipotent shall reign]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 The Lord omnipotent shall reign
Where’er the sun doth shine;
His right to rule earth’s kings shall own,
And bless His sway divine.

Then magnify His matchless name,
Let anthems ring from shore to shore;
On sea and land, in loud acclaim,
Exalt Him evermore.

2 The Lord commands, and it stands fast,
He speaks, and it is done;
Forevermore His reign shall last,
Enduring is His throne. [Refrain]

3 He calls us now to do and dare,
The world for Christ to gain,
That in His kingdom we may share,
As kings and priests to reign. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9240

Author: A. J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord omnipotent shall reign
Title: The Lord Omnipotent Shall Reign
Author: A. J. Showalter
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then magnify His matchless name
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9240
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