The Universal Reign of the Messiah
1 Why do the nations protest and the peoples grumble in vain?
2 Kings on earth rise up and princes plot
together against the LORD and his anointed:
3 "Let us break their shackles and cast off their chains!"
4 The one enthroned in heaven laughs;
the Lord derides them,
5 Then speaks to them in anger,
terrifies them in wrath:
6 "I myself have installed my king on Zion, my holy mountain."
7 I will proclaim the decree of the LORD, who said to me,
"You are my son; today I am your father.
8 Only ask it of me, and I will make your inheritance the nations,
your possession the ends of the earth.
9 With an iron rod you shall shepherd them,
like a clay pot you will shatter them."
10 And now, kings, give heed;
take warning, rulers on earth.
11 Serve the LORD with fear; with trembling bow down in homage,
Kiss the son,
Lest God be angry and you perish from the way in a sudden blaze of anger.
Happy are all who take refuge in God!
Scott Joplin - The Entertainer Mp3