563. At the Name of Jesus

1 At the Name of Jesus
Ev'ry knee shall bow,
Ev'ry tongue confess him
King of glory now.
It is God's good pleasure
We should call him Lord,
Who from the beginning
Was the mighty Word.

2 At his voice creation
Sprang at once to sight,
All the angel faces,
All the hosts of light,
Thrones and Dominations,
Stars upon their way,
All the heav'nly orders
In their great array.

3 Humbled for a season,
To receive a Name
From the lips of sinners
Unto whom he came,
Faithfully he bore it
Spotless to the last;
Brought it back victorious
When from death he passed.

4 In your hearts enthrone him;
There let him subdue
All that is not holy,
All that is not true.
Crown him as your captain
In temptation's hour;
Let his will enfold you
In its light and pow'r.

5 Christians, this Lord Jesus
Shall return again
On the clouds of glory,
O'er the earth to reign.
Love and faithful service
We his people vow,
And our hearts confess him
King of glory now.

Text Information
First Line: At the Name of Jesus
Title: At the Name of Jesus
Author: Caroline M. Noel, 1817-1877 (alt.)
Meter: 65 65 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Topic: Christ the King
Tune Information
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958 (alt.)
Meter: 65 65 D
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 1931, Oxford University Press

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