151A. Come. Thou Long-expected Jesus

1 Come, Thou long-expected Jesus,
Born to set Thy people free;
From our fears and sins release us;
Let us find our rest in Thee.

2 Israel's Strength and Consolation,
Hope of all the earth Thou art;
Dear Desire of every nation,
Joy of every longing heart.

3 Born Thy people to deliver,
Born a child and yet a King,
Born to reign in us forever,
Now Thy gracious Kingdom bring.

4 By Thine own eternal Spirit
Rule in all our hearts alone;
By Thine all-sufficient merit
Raise us to Thy glorious throne.


Text Information
First Line: Come, Thou long-expected Jesus
Title: Come. Thou Long-expected Jesus
Author: Charles Wesley (1744)
Publication Date: 1955
Meter: 8. 7. 8. 7.
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Christ: Advent; Christ: Saviour; Jesus Christ: His Advent
Tune Information
Meter: 8. 7. 8. 7.
Key: F Major
Source: Arr. from Psalmodia Sacra, Gotha, 1715

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