Rejoice in the Lord always.@Philippians 4:4

John H. Anketell, Gospel and Epistle Hymns for the Christian Year (New York: The Church Record Company, 1889), number 4.

Christ Church (Steggall) Charles Steggall, 1865 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles H. Steggall (1826-1905)

Rejoice, the Savior reigns!
Rejoice, the Lord is king!
O’er mountains and o’er plains
Let ransomed nature sing:
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.

The Advent of our Lord
Shall wake our joyful song;
The comfort of His Word
Shall make our courage strong;
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.

The Lord is near at hand,
Put anxious care away;
He comes to rule His land,
Oh, haste the happy day!
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.

Then let, O Lord, Thy peace,
Which passeth human mind,
Our faith and hope increase,
Our hearts to Jesus bind:
With holy heart, with tuneful voice,
Let all before the Lord rejoice.