Latinised Hymns

Rejoice the Lord is King!

Rejoice the Lord is King!
Your Lord and King adore!
Rejoice, give thanks and sing,
and triumph evermore.
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice!
Rejoice! again I say, rejoice!

Jesus, the Saviour reigns,
the God of truth and love:
when he had purged our stains,
he took his seat above.

His kingdom cannot fail;
he rules o'er earth and heaven;
the keys of death and hell
are to our Jesus given.

He sits at God's right hand
till all his foes submit,
and bow to his command,
and fall beneath his feet:
Lift up etc.

C. Wesley

Gaudete! Dominus
est Rex! Cui plaudite.
Aeternis cantibus
agantur gratiae:
Cum voce sursum pectora:
iam duplicentur gaudia!

Qui fidus nos amat,
Redemptor is regit:
ut nos purgaverat,
se supra posuit:

Is regno stabili
hic regnat et supra;
est Jesu Tartari
commissa janua:

Ad dexteram Dei
is sedem obtinet,
subiectos dum sibi
diabolos gravet.
Cum voce etc.