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295. Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

1 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
Does his successive journeys run;
His kingdom stretch from shore to shore,
Till moons shall wax and wane no more.

2 For Him shall endless prayer be made,
And endless praises crown His head;
His Name, like sweet perfume, shall rise
With every morning sacrifice.

3 People and realms of every tongue
Dwell on His Love with sweetest song;
And infant voices shall proclaim
Their early blessings on His Name.

4 Blessings abound where'er He reigns;
The prisoner leaps to lose his chains;
The weary find eternal rest,
And all the sons of want are blest.

5 Where He displays His healing power,
Death and the curse are known no more;
In Him the tribes of Adam boast
More blessings than their father lost.

6 Let every creature rise and bring
Peculiar honors to our King;
Angels descend with songs again,
And earth repeat the loud Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
Author: Watts (1719, a.)
Meter: L. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1890
Scripture:
Topic: The Church: Missions
Notes: Alternate tune: #416
Tune Information
Name: OTTERBOURNE
Meter: L. M.
Key: A Major
Notes: Composer from index: Joseph Haydn, d. 1809



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