53. Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus

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.

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
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Christmas; Hope; Joy (2 more...)
Source: Hymns for the Nativity of our Lord, 1744
Tune Information
Composer: Rowland Hugh Prichard
Key: F Major
Source: Cyfaily Cantorion, 1844

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