Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Why did the nations join to slay|
The Lord's anointed Son?
Why did they cast his laws away,
And tread his gospel down?
2. The Lord, that sits above the skies,
3. I call him my Eternal Son,
4. Ask me, my Son, and then enjoy|
The utmost heathen lands:
Thy rod of iron shall destroy
The rebel that withstands.
5. Be wise, ye rulers of the earth,
6. With humble love address his throne;
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