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.
|First Line:||Come, Thou long expected Jesus|
|Title:||Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus|
|Name:||[Come, Thou long expected Jesus]|
|Composer:||Rowland H. Prichard|
|Harmonizer:||Ralph Vaughan Williams|
|Copyright:||Music from the English Hymnal. Reprinted by permission of Oxford University Press|