Jesus Shall Reign / Jesus Shall Reign Where’er The Sun

Jesus Shall Reign / Jesus Shall Reign Where’er The Sun

Song based on the Bible verse:
Psalm 72:8
He shall have dominion also from sea to sea,
And from the River to the ends of the earth.

Song written by:
Original in English: Isaac Watts

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
Behold the islands with their kings
And Europe her best tribute brings
From north to south the princes meet
To pay their homage at His feet

3
There Persia glorious to behold
There India shines in eastern gold
And barbarous nations at His word
Submit and bow and own their Lord

4
To Him shall endless prayer be made
And praises throng to crown His head
His name like sweet perfume shall rise
With every morning sacrifice

5
People and realms of every tongue
Dwell on His love with sweetest song
And infant voices shall proclaim
Their early blessings on His name

6
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

7
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

8
Let every creature rise and bring
Peculiar honors to our king
Angels descend with songs again
And earth repeat the loud amen

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