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6. Jesus Comes with Clouds Descending

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

2 Every 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,
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,
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)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.4.4.7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: ; ; ;
Tune Information
Name: HELMSLEY
Composer: Thomas Olivers (1763)
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.4.4.7
Key: G Major



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