259. Jesus Comes with Clouds Descending

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1 Jesus comes with clouds descending;
see the Lamb for sinners slain!
Thousand, thousand saints attending
join to sing the glad refrain:
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Christ the Lord returns to reign!

2 Ev'ry eye shall then behold you
robed in awesome majesty;
those who jeered and mocked and sold you,
pierced and nailed you to the tree,
shamed and grieving, shamed and grieving,
shall their true Messiah see.

3 Yes, amen! Let all adore you
high on your eternal throne;
crowns and empires fall before you,
claim the kingdom for your own.
Come, Lord Jesus, come, Lord Jesus,
everlasting Christ, come down!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus comes with clouds descending
Title: Jesus Comes with Clouds Descending
Author: Charles Wesley (1758, alt.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Advent; Christ--Victorious; Christian year--Advent (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: UNSER HERRSCHER, UNSER KÖNIG
Composer: Joachim Neander (1680)
Descant: John Dykes Bower (1905-1981)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.4.7. Trochaic
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Descant © by Hope Publishing Company
Notes: 91 A in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns



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