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Christ is coming back again

He will come, the Lord of glory

Author: Oswald J. Smith
Tune: [He will come the Lord of Glory] Towner
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 He will come, the Lord of Glory,
From His home beyond the skies;
He will come, oh wondrous story!
For His promise never dies;
And we’ll hail Him “blest Redeemer,
Lamb of God for sinners slain,”
And we’ll bow in adoration,
While we sing the glad refrain.

Refrain:
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Prince of Peace! Eternal King!
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Let the vaults of heaven ring;
Laud and honor, praise and glory,
To the Lamb for sinners slain;
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Christ is coming back again!

2 With the trump of God resounding,
And a shout of victory,
He will burst the clouds asunder,
Sweeping on triumphantly;
And the saints will quickly gather,
As the dead in Christ arise,
With a shout of joyful greeting,
To the Saviour in the skies. [Refrain]

3 Day of days, we wait and languish,
‘Mid a world of sin and woe,
Watching for the blest appearing,
Of the One who loves us so;
Home at last and reunited,
Far above the things of time,
‘Twill be glory, glory, glory,
‘Mid the realms of light sublime. [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #46

Author: Oswald J. Smith

Smith, Oswald Jeffrey. (Odessa, Ontario, November 8, 1889--January 25, 1986, Toronto, Canada). Presbyterian. Attended Manitoba College, Winnipeg, 1909-1910; Toronto Bible College, 1907-1908, 1910-1912; McCormick Theological Seminary, 1912-1915; further study at Knox College, Toronto; several honorary doctorates. Pastorates in Toronto, 1915-1958; frequently conducted evangelistic meetings and crusades elsewhere. In 1928 he organized the virtually autonomous People's Church, which combines a vigorous evangelistic program in Toronto with an enviable overseas missionary network; in 1958 he relinquished its guidance to his son Paul, but remained its highly active minister emeritus. He published some 35 devotional and inspirational books, which h… Go to person page >

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First Line: He will come, the Lord of glory
Title: Christ is coming back again
Author: Oswald J. Smith

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The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #46TextAudioPage Scan
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