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When the King Shall Come

When the King shall come to Zion

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [When the King shall come to Zion]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the King shall come to Zion,
When He dwells on earth again,
With a rod of peace and blessing
Shall resound from shore to shore.
There shall be no pain nor crying,
He shall wipe all tears away;
Ev’ry heart shall thrill with gladness
In that great and glorious day.

Shout aloud the joyful strain,
Sing it o’er and o’er again,
We shall be with Him forever
When the King shall come again.

2 Ev’ry soul shall bow before Him,
And His holy name adore;
Happy songs of praise and blessing
Shall resound from shore to shore.
Then the light of God’s own glory
Shall dispel the night of sin,
And a day of joy and gladness
On the earth shall then begin. [Refrain]

3 When the King shall come to Zion,
When He reigns upon His throne,
He will call us His beloved,
He will claim us for His own.
We shall dwell within His kingdom,
Which for us He doth prepare;
We shall reign with Him forever,
And His glory we shall share. [Refrain]

Source: The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #84

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the King shall come to Zion
Title: When the King Shall Come
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Shout aloud the joyful strain
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Chorus of Praise #84

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