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

2 Born Thy people to deliver,
Born a child and yet a King,
Born to reign in us forever,
Now Thy gracious kingdom bring.
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)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture:
Tune Information
Name: HYFRYDOL
Composer: Rowland Hugh Prichard (1831)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Key: F Major



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