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The King, the king is coming

The King, the king is coming

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: LA MIRADA
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The King, the King is coming,
Prepare, prepare the way.
Oh, pray, repent, endeavor
To serve Him while you may.
Persist in every effort
To make the pathway clear;
Advance and bear His banner,
The King Himself is near.

Refrain:
Prepare the way for Jesus,
Cast out each hindering thing,
Let every heart be ready
To hail the Savior, King.

2 Resist, resist the tempter,
As soldiers true, endure;
Trust God, and hope forever,
His promises are sure.
Entreat the lost and careless
To open wide the heart,
To watch for Jesus’ coming,
Nor let the Lord depart. [Refrain]

3 Arouse, arouse the sleeper,
The risen Lord to greet,
That all may gladly welcome
The coming of His feet.
Yield all to your Redeemer,
Put down all sin and pride,
Prepare the way for Jesus,
The Savior crucified. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8100

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The King, the king is coming
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Prepare the way for Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8100
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8100

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