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“Rejoice in the Lord.” Joel 2. 23, 26; Ps. 32. 11

W. Gadsby   148th

1
Christians, rejoice, and sing
Your Maker’s lovely praise;
He is your God and King,
Ancient of endless days;
He lives, he reigns, and sits above,
The King of kings, and God of love.

2
No place can him contain;
Immensity he fills;
He measures, with a span,
The world with all its hills;
In heaven he reigns your God and King,
And will you to his glory bring.

3
He saves you by his grace;
O matchless grace indeed,
That such a rebel race
From sin and Satan’s freed!
His mercy, truth, and justice join,
To make you in full glory shine.

4
The time will shortly come,
When you, with sweet surprise,
Will find yourself at home
With Christ, above the skies;
With him to live, with him to reign,
And never, never part again.