Scripture Verse

O Lord God, be clothed with salvation, and let Thy saints rejoice in goodness. 2 Chronicles 6:41

Introduction

Words: James H. Ev­ans (1785–1849).

Music: Long­wood, from The Sabb­ath Tune and Hymn Book (New York: Ma­son Bro­thers, 1859), page 56 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James H. Evans
(1785–1849)

Lyrics

Rejoice, ye saints, rejoice and praise
The blessings of redeeming grace!
Jesus, your everlasting tower,
Stands firm against the tempter’s power.

He is a refuge ever nigh;
His love endures as mountains high;
His name’s a rock, which winds above
And waves below can never move.

While all things change, He changes not;
He ne’er forgets, though oft forgot;
His love will ever be the same;
His Word, enduring as His name.

Rejoice, ye saints, rejoice and praise
The blessings of this wondrous grace!
Jesus, your everlasting tower
Can bear, unmoved, the tempest’s power.