Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

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. People and realms of every tongue declare his love in sweetest song, and children’s voices shall proclaim their early blessings on his name. Blessings…

i cannot tell

I cannot tell why he, whom angels worship, should set his love upon the sons of men, or why, as Shepherd, he should seek the wanderers, to bring them back, they know not how or when. But this I know, that he was born of Mary, when Bethlehem’s manger was…

Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes

Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes, the Saviour promised long; let every heart prepare a throne, and every voice a song. He comes, the prisoners to release, in Satan’s bondage held; the gates of brass before him burst, the iron fetters yield. He comes, from thickest films of vice…

Hail thou once despised Jesus

Hail, thou once despisèd Jesus! Hail, thou Galilean King! Thou didst suffer to release us; thou didst free salvation bring. Hail, thou agonising Saviour, bearer of our sin and shame! By thy merits we find favour; life is given through thy name. Paschal Lamb, by God appointed, all our sins…

Glory be to God the Father

Glory be to God the Father, glory be to God the Son, glory be to God the Spirit, great I AM, the Three-in-One: glory, glory, glory, glory, while eternal ages run! Glory be to him who loved us, washed us from each guilty stain; glory be to him who bought…

Crown Him with many crowns

Crown him with many crowns, the Lamb upon his throne; while Heaven’s eternal anthem drowns all music but its own! Awake, my soul, and sing of him who died to be your Saviour and your matchless King through all eternity. Crown him the Lord of Life triumphant from the grave,…

Come thou long expected Jesus

Come, O long-expected Jesus, born to set your people free; from our fear and sins release us, Christ, in whom our rest shall be. Israel’s strength and consolation, born salvation to impart; dear desire of every nation, joy of every longing heart. Born your people to deliver, born a child,…

Christ the Lord is risen today

‘Christ the Lord is risen today!’ Alleluia! All creation joins to say: Alleluia! raise your joy and triumph high; Alleluia! sing now Heaven, and Earth reply: Alleluia!   Love’s redeeming work is done, fought the fight, the battle won: vain the stone, the watch, the seal; Christ has burst the…

Angels from the realms of glory

Angels from the realms of glory, wing your flight through all the Earth; heralds of creation’s story, now proclaim Messiah’s birth; Come and worship Christ the new-born King; come and worship, worship Christ the new-born King. Shepherds in the field abiding, watching o’er your flocks by night, God with man…

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus, his the sceptre, his the throne; Alleluia! His the triumph, his the victory alone. Hear the songs of holy Zion thunder like a mighty flood: ‘Jesus out of every nation has redeemed us by his blood.’ Alleluia! Not as orphans are we left in sorrow now.…

All authority and power

All authority and power, every status and domain now belongs to him who suffered our redemption to obtain; Angels, demons, kings and rulers over all shall Jesus reign! All the nations owe him worship; every tongue shall call him Lord. How are they to call upon him if his name…

You’re the word of God the Father

You’re the Word of God the Father from before the world began; every star and every planet has been fashioned by your hand. All creation holds together by the power of your voice. Let the skies declare your glory, let the land and seas rejoice! You’re the Author of creation,…