Something for the weekend. To Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King. The hymn was written by a German-American priest, Father Martin Hellriegel, in 1941, specifically to rebut the claims of the Third Reich with the eternal message of Christ. Here is a great essay with the story behind the hymn. I find this comforting. Evil often has its hour in the sun, to strut and parade, but, inevitably, Christ is always the final victor.