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The Advent of Our King

Author: Charles Coffin; John Chandler Hymnal: Christian Worship #1 (1993) Meter: 6.6.8.6 Topics: Advent; Advent Lyrics: 1 The advent of our King Our prayers must now employ, And we must hymns of welcome sing In strains of holy joy. 2 The everlasting Son Incarnate deigns to be, Himself a servant's form puts on To set his servants free. 3 O Zion's Daughter, rise To meet your lowly King, Nor let a faithless heart despise The peace he comes to bring. 4 As judge, on clouds of light, He soon will come again And his true members all unite With him in heav'n to reign. 5 Before the dawning Day Let sin's dark deeds be gone, The sinful self be put away, The new self now put on. 6 All glory to the Son, Who comes to set us free, With Father, Spirit, ever one Through all eternity. Tune Title: ST. THOMAS
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The Advent of Our God

Author: John Chandler, 1806-1876; Charles Coffin, 1676-1749 Hymnal: Lutheran Book of Worship #22 (1978) Meter: 6.6.8.6 Topics: Advent; Advent Lyrics: 1 The advent of our God Shall be our theme for prayer; Come, let us meet him on the road And place for him prepare. 2 The everlasting Son Incarnate stoops to be, Himself the servant's form puts on To set his people free. 3 Come, Zion's daughter, rise To meet your lowly king, Nor let your faithless heart despise The peace he comes to bring. 4 As judge, on clouds of light, He soon will come again, And all his scattered saints unite With him on high to reign. 5 Before the dawning day Let sin be put to flight; No longer let the law hold sway, But walk in freedom's light. 6 All glory to the Son, Who comes to set us free, With Father, Spirit, ever one Through all eternity. Languages: English Tune Title: FRANCONIA
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The advent of our King

Author: John Chandler (1806-1876); Charles Coffin (1676-1749) Hymnal: Ancient and Modern #50 (2013) Meter: 6.6.8.6 Topics: Advent; Advent Sunday Year A; Church Year Advent Lyrics: 1 The advent of our King our prayers must now employ, and we must hymns of welcome sing in strains of holy joy. 2 The everlasting Son incarnate deigns to be; himself a servant's form puts on, to set his servants free. 3 Daughter of Sion, rise to meet thy lowly King; nor let thy faithless heart despise the peace he comes to bring. 4 As judge, on clouds of light, he soon will come again, and his true members all unite with him in heaven to reign. 5 All glory to the Son who comes to set us free, with Father, Spirit, ever One, through all eternity. Scripture: Philippians 2:6-8 Languages: English Tune Title: ST THOMAS
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The Advent of our God

Author: John Chandler Hymnal: Church Book #110 (1890) Meter: 6.6.8.6 Topics: Advent; Advent, First Sunday Lyrics: 1 The Advent of our God Our prayers must now employ, And we must meet Him on His road With hymns of holy joy. 2 The everlasting Son Incarnate deigns to be: Himself a servant's form puts on, To set His people free. 3 Daughter of Zion, rise And greet thy lowly King, And do not wickedly despise The mercies He will bring. 4 As judge, in clouds of light, He will come down again, And all His scattered saints unite With Him in Heaven to reign. 5 Before that dreadful day May all our sins be gone, May the old man be put away, And the new man put on! 6 Praise to the Saviour Son From all the angel host: Like praise be to the Father done, And to the Holy Ghost. Languages: English Tune Title: ST. HELENA
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The advent of our King

Author: Charles Coffin, 1676-1749; John Chandler, 1808-1876 Hymnal: Common Praise #36 (2000) Meter: 6.6.8.6 Topics: Advent; Advent I Year C Scripture: 2 Timothy 4:1 Languages: English Tune Title: ST. THOMAS
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On Jordan's Bank

Author: Charles Coffin, 1676-1749; John Chandler, 1806-1876 Hymnal: Worship (3rd ed.) #356 (1986) Meter: 8.8.8.8 Topics: Advent 2, Year A; Advent; Advent 3, Year C; Advent 3, Year B; Advent 2, Year C; Advent 2, Year B First Line: On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry Lyrics: 1 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry Announces that the Lord is nigh; Awake and hearken, for he brings Glad tidings of the King of kings. 2 Then cleansed be every life from sin; Make straight the way for God within, And let each heart prepare a home Where such a mighty guest may come. 3 For you are our salvation, Lord, Our refuge, and our great reward; Without your grace we waste away Like flowers that wither and decay. 4 To heal the sick stretch out your hand, And bid the fallen sinner stand; Shine forth, and let your light restore Earth's own true loveliness once more. 5 All praise the Son eternally, Whose advent sets his people free; Whom with the Father we adore And Spirit blest for evermore. Scripture: Isaiah 40:3-5 Languages: English Tune Title: WINCHESTER NEW
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Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

Author: Edward Caswall, 1814-1878 Hymnal: Common Praise #26 (2000) Meter: 8.7.8.7 Topics: Advent; Advent I Year A; Advent I Year C; Advent II Year A; Advent II Year B; Advent III Year C Scripture: Ephesians 5:11 Languages: English Tune Title: MERTON
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Lo, he comes with clouds descending

Author: Charles Wesley (1707-1788); John Cennick (1718-1755) Hymnal: Ancient and Modern #41 (2013) Topics: Church Year Advent; Advent Sunday Year C; Advent Sunday Year B; Advent Sunday Year A; Advent; The Fourth Sunday before Advent Year C Lyrics: 1 Lo, he comes with clouds descending, once for favoured sinners slain; thousand thousand saints attending swell the triumph of his train: Alleluia! God appears on earth to reign. 2 Every 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, shall the true Messiah see. 3 Those dear tokens of his passion still his dazzling body bears, cause of endless exultation to his ransomed worshippers: with what rapture gaze we on those glorious scars! 4 Yea, Amen, let all adore thee, high on thine eternal throne; Saviour, take the power and glory, claim the kingdom for thine own: Alleluia! Thou shalt reign, and thou alone. Scripture: Zechariah 12:10 Tune Title: HELMSLEY
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Hark, the Glad Sound, the Saviour Comes

Author: Philip Doddridge Hymnal: The Hymnal and Order of Service #19 (1926) Meter: 8.6.8.6 Topics: Church Year Advent; Advent, First Sunday; Advent, Fourth Sunday; Christ Second Advent of; Second Advent Lyrics: 1 Hark, the glad sound, the Saviour comes, The Saviour promised long! Let ev'ry heart prepare a throne, And ev'ry voice a song. 2 He comes, the pris'ners to release, In Satan's bondage held: The gates of brass before Him burst, The iron fetters yield. 3 He comes, the broken heart to bind, The bleeding soul to cure, And, with the treasures of His grace, Enrich the humble poor. 4 Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace, Thy welcome shall proclaim; And heaven's eternal arches ring With Thy beloved Name! Amen. Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-3 Languages: English Tune Title: HENRY
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Arise, the Kingdom Is at Hand

Author: Johann Rist; Miss Catherine Winkworth Hymnal: The Hymnal and Order of Service #20 (1926) Meter: 8.6.8.6 Topics: Church Year Advent; Advent, First Sunday; Advent, Second Sunday; Christ Second Advent of; Second Advent Lyrics: 1 Arise, the kingdom is at hand, The King is drawing nigh; Arise with joy, thou faithful band, To meet the Lord Most High, To meet the Lord Most High! 2 Look up, ye souls weighed down with care, The Sovereign is not far; Look up, faint hearts, from your despair, Behold the Morning Star! Behold the Morning Star! 3 Look up, ye drooping hearts, to-day! The King is very near: O cast your griefs and fears away, For lo, your Help is here! For lo, your Help is here! 4 Hope on, O ye broken hearts, at last! The King comes in His might; He loved us in the ages past, When we lay wrapped in night, When we lay wrapped in night. 5 Now fear and wrath to joy give place, Our sorrows now are o'er, Since God hath made us, in His grace, His children evermore, His children evermore. Amen. Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:18 Languages: English Tune Title: CHRISTMAS

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