365. God Reigns! Let Earth Rejoice! (Psalm 97)

Text Information
First Line: God reigns! Let earth rejoice!
Title: God Reigns! Let Earth Rejoice! (Psalm 97)
Author: Michael Morgan (1995, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: SM with refrain
Scripture: Psalm 97
Topic: Christ's Return and Judgment; Jesus Christ: Advent; Jesus Christ: Ascension and Reign (4 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Rejoice! Rejoice! God reigns!
Copyright: © 2010 Michael Morgan (admin. Congregational Ministries Publishing, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Tune Information
Name: MARION
Composer: Arthur Henry Messiter (1883)
Meter: SM with refrain
Key: F Major or modal


Text Information:

The theme of rejoicing that unites Psalm 97 is fittingly emphasized here by the refrain that ties together these four stanzas. Instead of the intimacy with God celebrated in other psalms, the primary concern here is to proclaim God’s power over all false gods that tempt us.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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