Rejoice, The Lord Is King (Gopsal) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 4 verses

Suitable for Palm Sunday, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving and General usage.

Rejoice, the Lord is King! your Lord and King adore;
mortals give thanks and sing, and triumph evermore;
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice;
rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

Jesus, the saviour, reigns, the God of truth and love;
when he had purged our stains he took his seat above;
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice;
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

His kingdom cannot fail, he rules both earth and heaven,
the keys of death and hell are to our Jesus given;
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice;
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

He sits at God’s right hand till all his foes submit,
and bow to his command, and fall beneath his feet:
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice;
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

Lyrics by Charles Wesley (1707–1788). Public Domain.

Recording

  • Tune: Gopsal, composed by Georg Friderich Händel (1695 – 1759). Public Domain.
  • Meter: 66 66 and Refrain
  • Performance ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. All Rights Reserved
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