Title: Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun
Composer: alt.John Hatton (d. 1793) Desc. David McKinley Williams, 1959
Author: Isaac Watts, 1719;
Scripture: Psalm 72
1. Jesus shall reign where'er the sun Does its successive journeys run, His kingdom stretch from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more. 2. 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. 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 prisoners leap to lose their chains, The weary find eternal rest, And all who suffer want are blest. 5. Let every creature rise and bring Honors peculiar to our King; Angels descend with songs again, And earth repeat the loud Amen!