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Come, O Thou Mighty Savior

Come, O thou mighty Savior

Author: Ray Palmer
Tune: [Come, O thou mighty Savior]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come, O thou mighty Saviour!
We look for thine appearing;
Descend, we pray,
Thy love display,
Our waiting spirits cheering.

2 Come, clothed with glorious power;
Let all thy saints adore thee;
And let thy Word,
The Spirit's sword,
Subdue thy foes before thee.

3 May every heart with gladness,
Thine offered grace receiving,
Now cease from sin,
And, pure within,
Have peace in thee believing.

4 Thou, when thou comest to judgment,
On flying clouds descending,
May we rejoice,
When, at thy voice,
The solid earth is rending.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #222

Author: Ray Palmer

Ray Palmer (b. Little Compton, RI, 1808; d. Newark, NJ, 1887) is often considered to be one of America's best nineteenth-century hymn writers. After completing grammar school he worked in a Boston dry goods store, but a religious awakening prodded him to study for the ministry. He attended Yale College (supporting himself by teaching) and was ordained in 1835. A pastor in Congregational churches in Bath, Maine (1835-1850), and Albany, New York (1850-1865), he also served as secretary of the American Congregational Union (1865-1878). Palmer was a popular preacher and author, writing original poetry as well as translating hymns. He published several volumes of poetry and hymns, including Sabbath Hymn Book (1858), Hymns and Sacred Pieces (1865… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, O thou mighty Savior
Title: Come, O Thou Mighty Savior
Author: Ray Palmer
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7927
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The Cyber Hymnal #7927

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