Christ the King

Hymn for Christ the King

I just rediscovered this hymn in my Westminster Hymnal. Enjoy!

Hail Redeemer, King Divine

Hail Redeemer King divine!
Priest and Lamb, the throne is thine,
King, whose reign shall never cease,
Prince of everlasting peace.

Angels, saints and nations sing
"Praised be Jesus Christ, our King;
Lord of life, earth sky and sea,
King of love on Calvary."

King, whose name creation thrills
Rule our minds, our hearts our wills
Till in peace each nation rings
With thy praises, King of Kings. (to chorus...)

King most holy, King of Truth,
Guide the lowly, guide the youth
Christ thou King of glory bright
Be to us eternal light.(to chorus...)

Shepherd King, o'er mountains steep
Homeward bring the wandering sheep;
Shelter in one royal fold
States and kingdoms, new and old. (to chorus...)

WERDE MUNTER,
J. Schop, c. 1664.

Christ is King !

Nick Alexander here...

The Feast of Christ the King is upon us. To celebrate, I crafted a list of my favorite "Christ the King" songs. On this list are:

  1. Holy God We Praise Your Great Name, the "serious" song off my latest.
  2. Jesus Has Come, one of the highlights from John Michael and Terry Talbot
  3. He is the King of Glory, from News At Eleven
  4. Mighty King, a winner from Steve Angrisano
  5. My Lord and My God, an all out awesome song from Bob Filoramo
  6. As It Is In Heaven, from worship leader Matt Maher
  7. All Creatures of My God and King by awesome blues-artist Ashley Cleveland
  8. At the Name of Jesus by Ed Bolduc


... along with exceptional songs from Bob Rice, Steve Bell, Matt Redman, Passion, David Crowder Band, Michael W Smith and Third Day.

Happy Feast Day, everyone.

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