My kingdom is not of this world.@John 18:36

Charles E. Knox, in The Gold­en Cen­ser, by Will­iam B. Brad­bu­ry (New York: Will­iam B. Brad­bu­ry, and Iv­i­son, Phin­ney, Blake­man & Com­pany, 1864), pag­es 90–91.

Will­iam B. Brad­bu­ry (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William B. Bradbury (1816–1868)

There is a glorious kingdom,
A kingdom bright and fair,
And many little children
Wait on the good King there.
Yes, children, children,
Are in that glorious kingdom,
That kingdom, that kingdom,
That kingdom bright and fair.

O, in that glorious kingdom
Is built a throne of gold;
Its ornaments are jewels,
With riches all untold.
A kingdom, kingdom,
A bright and glorious kingdom,
A kingdom, a kingdom,
A kingdom bright and fair.

O, in that glorious kingdom,
And on that golden throne,
There reigns the blessèd Savior,
Those children are His own.
Yes, children, children,
Are in that glorious kingdom;
That kingdom, that kingdom,
That kingdom bright and fair.

And in that glorious kingdom,
Around the throne of gold.
Are throngs of children’s angels,
Their numbers are untold.
Yes, angels—angels
Are in that glorious kingdom,
That kingdom, that kingdom,
That kingdom bright and fair.

The children of that kingdom,
Around that glorious throne,
Have palms and crowns of victory,
And harps of sweetest tone.
All singing—singing,
There in that glorious kingdom;
That kingdom, that kingdom,
That kingdom bright and fair.

And now they lift their voices
In praises loud and sweet,
And cast their crowns of victory
Down at their Savior’s feet.
Of victory, victory,
Their crowns, their crowns of victory
Of victory, of victory,
Their crowns at Jesus’ feet.

Come, all who love that kingdom,
That kingdom bright and fair;
Come, give your hearts to Jesus,
And dwell forever there.
And praise Him—praise Him
Forever in that kingdom;
That kingdom, that kingdom,
That kingdom bright and fair.