The Army and Navy Hymnal/Hymns/Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun

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Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun 167
Isaac Watts, 1719 John Hatton, -1793

Jesus shall reign where'er the sun Does his suecessive journeys run, His king - dom spread from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more,


For him shall end less prayer be made, And praises throng to crown his head; His name, like sweet per fume, shall rise


People and realms of every tongue Dwell on his love with sweet - est song, And infant voices shall proclaim With every morning sacrifice;


Blessings a bound where'er he reigns; The prisoner leaps to loose his chains, The weary find eternal rest, Their early blessings on his name.


Let every creature rise and bring Peculiar honors to our King; An - gels de scend with songs a - gain, And all the sons of want are blest.

And earth repeat the loud Amen Amen