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Sabbath Psalm (A revision of A. Cleveland Coxe’s hymn, ‘O Where are Kings and Empires Now?”)

O where are kings and kingdoms now
Of old that went and came?
But we, the Church, are praying still
Two thousand years the same.

We feed on Heaven’s sustenance:
On truth—like bread and wine;
We sing that pure, enduring song
Of gospel love divine.

Unshaken as eternal hills,
Immovable we stand;
A holy flock to rule the earth,
Held by The Shepherd’s hand.