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283. Jesus Comes with Clouds Descending

1 Jesus comes with clouds descending--
See the Lamb for sinners slain!
Thousand, thousand saints attending
Join to sing the glad refrain:
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
God appears on earth to reign.
God appears on earth to reign.

2 Every eye shall then behold You
Robed in awesome majesty;
Those who jeered at him and sold him,
Pierced and nailed him to the tree,
Shamed and grieving, Shamed and grieving,
Shamed and grieving,
Shall their true Messiah see.
Shall their true Messiah see.

3 All the wounds of cross and passion
still his glorious body bears;
cause of endless exultation
to his ransome worshipers.
With what gladness, with what gladness,
with what gladness,
we shall see the Savior's scars;
we shall see the Savior's scars!

4 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;
Everlasting Christ, come down!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus comes with clouds descending
Title: Jesus Comes with Clouds Descending
Author: Charles Wesley (1758)
Author: Martin Madan (1760, alt.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.4.4.7.7.
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Jesus Christ: Majesty
Source: Based on John Cennick, 1752
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: BRYN CALFARIA
Composer: William Owen (1854)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.4.4.7.7.
Key: g minor



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