Even so, Lord Jesus, come

Even so, Lord Jesus, come

Author: Adoniram J. Gordon
Tune: ST. PHILIP (Monk)
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Even so, Lord Jesus, come;
Hope of all our hopes the sum,
Take Thy waiting people home.

2 Long, so long, our blessèd dead
Wait, from out the grave’s dark bed
At Thine advent to be led.

3 Long, so long, the groaning earth,
Cursed with war, and flood, and dearth
Sighs for its redemption birth.

4 Wherefore come, we daily pray,
Wipe creation’s curse away;
Bring the resurrection day.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10136

Author: Adoniram J. Gordon

Adoniram J. Gordon (b. New Hampton, NH, 1836; d. Boston, MA, 1895) was educated at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, Massachusetts. After being ordained in 1863, he served the Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and the Clarendon Street Baptist Church, Boston. A close friend of Dwight L. Moody, he promoted evangelism and edited The Service of Song for Baptist Churches (1871) as well as The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book (1872). Both Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary are named after Gordon. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: Even so, Lord Jesus, come
Author: Adoniram J. Gordon

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The Cyber Hymnal #10136
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The Cyber Hymnal #10136

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