519. Jesus, our Lord, ascend thy throne

Jesus, our Lord, ascend thy throne,
And near the Father sit;
In Zion shall thy power be known,
And make thy foes submit.

What wonders shall thy gospel do!
Thy converts shall surpass
The num'rous drops of morning dew,
And own thy sovereign grace.

God hath pronounced a firm decree,
Nor changes what he swore:
"Eternal shall thy priesthood be,
When Aaron is no more.

"Melchizedek, that wondrous priest,
That king of high degree,
That holy man who Abraham blessed,
Was but a type of thee."

Jesus our Priest for ever lives
To plead for us above;
Jesus our King for ever gives
The blessings of his love.

God shall exalt his glorious head,
And his high throne maintain;
Shall strike the powers and princes dead
Who dare oppose his reign.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, our Lord, ascend thy throne
Author: Isaac Watts
Publication Date: 1835
Meter: C. M.
Scripture: Psalm 110
Topic: Christ: exalted to the kingdom; Exaltation: of Christ to the kingdom; Sufferings: and kingdom of Christ (8 more...)
Language: English
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