Text:Lo! he comes, with clouds descending
Alterer:Martin Madan
Author (st. 1-2, 5):Charles Wesley
Author (st. 3-4):John Cennick

237. Lo! he comes, with clouds descending

1 Lo! he comes, with clouds descending,
Once for favored sinners slain;
Thousand thousand saints attending
Swell the triumph of his train:
Alleluia! Alleluia!
God appears on earth to reign.

2 Ev'ry eye shall now behold him,
Robed in dreadful majesty;
Those who set at naught and sold him,
Pierced, and nailed him to the tree,
Deeply wailing, Deeply wailing,
Shall the true Messiah see.

3 Ev'ry island, sea, and mountain,
Heav'n and earth, shall flee away;
All who hate him must, confounded,
Hear the trump proclaim the day;
Come to judgment! Come to judgment!
Come to judgment, come away!

4 Now Redemption, long expected,
See in solemn pomp appear!
All his saints, by man rejected,
Now shall meet him in the air:
Alleluia! Alleluia!
See the day of God appear!

5 Yea, Amen! let all adore thee,
High on thine eternal throne;
Saviour, take the pow'r and glory,
Claim the kingdom for thine own:
O come quickly; O come quickly;
Alleluia! come, Lord, come.


Text Information
First Line: Lo! he comes, with clouds descending
Author (st. 1-2, 5): Charles Wesley (1758)
Author (st. 3-4): John Cennick (1752)
Alterer: Martin Madan (1760)
Meter: 8. 7. 8. 7. 8. 7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1961
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christ, The Lord Jesus; Christ: Kingly Office of; Christ: Second Coming and Judgment of (3 more...)
Tune Information
Meter: 8. 7. 8. 7. 8. 7.
Key: E Major

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