Thy God reigneth

Trembling soul, beset by fears

Author: Fred S. Shepherd
Tune: [Trembling soul, beset by fears]
Published in 26 hymnals

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1 Trembling soul, beset by fears,
"Thy God reigneth!"
Look above and dry thy tears:
"Thy God reigneth!"
Though thy foes with pow'r assail,
naught against thee shall prevail;
trust in him - he'll never fail:
"Thy God reigneth, thy God reigneth!"

2 Sinful soul, thy debt is paid;
"Thy God reigneth!"
On the Lord thy sins were laid;
"Thy God reigneth!"
On the cross of Calvary,
Jesus shed his blood for thee,
from all sin to set thee free:
"Thy God reigneth, thy God reigneth!"

3 Seeking soul, to Jesus turn;
"Thy God reigneth!"
None that seek him will he spurn;
"Thy God reigneth!"
Wand'ring sheep the Shepherd seeks,
and when found he ever keeps,
for "he slumbers not nor sleeps":
"Thy God reigneth, thy God reigneth!"

4 Join, ye saints, the truth proclaim,
"Thy God reigneth!"
Shout it forth with glad acclaim,
"Thy God reigneth!"
Zion, wake! the morn is nigh,
see it break from yonder sky;
loud and clear the watchmen cry:
"Thy God reigneth, thy God reigneth!"

5 Church of Christ, awake, awake!
"Thy God reigneth!"
Forward, then, fresh courage take:
"Thy God reigneth!"
Soon, descending from his throne,
he shall claim thee for his own;
sin shall then be overthrown:
"Thy God reigneth, thy God reigneth!"

Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #69

Author: Fred S. Shepherd

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Text Information

First Line: Trembling soul, beset by fears
Title: Thy God reigneth
Author: Fred S. Shepherd
Language: English



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Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #20

Alexander's Hymns No. 2: Songs of Evangelism (Canadian Ed.) #146

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Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #199

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Alexander's Male Choir #8

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Alexander's New Revival Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #78

Chautauqua Hymns & Songs #d81

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #107

Clayton's Collection of Choir Melodies No. 2: a choice group of songs of the gospel choir #52

Hymns of the Christian Life #d440

Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs with Responsive Readings #d408

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Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs: with responsive readings #426

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Ideal Sunday School Hymns #65

Immanuel's Praise #d198

Life Songs No. 2 #d291

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Montreat Hymns: psalms and gospel songs with responsive scripture readings #426

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Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #107


Small Church Music #3669

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Songs of the Assembly: number one #21


The Cyber Hymnal #6724

The Gospel Choir No. 2 #d110

The Greatest Hymns #d358

The Service Hymnal, compiled for the General Use in All Religious Services ... #d423

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Trinity Hymnal #670

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #69

Worship and Praise #d254

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