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The Savior comes his advent's nigh

Representative Text

1 The Saviour comes, his advent's nigh;
He soon will rend the azure sky,
Descending swift to earth again,
When God shall dwell indeed with men.

2 Saints lift up your heads; that day is near
When your Redeemer shall appear,
To take the kingdom and the crown,
And make his ransomed church his own.

3 Day promised long, now soon to dawn,
When sin's dark night of death is gone!
Come quickly, Lord, we long to see
That morning of eternity.

4 And while we wait, we'll toil and pray,
Still watching for that glorious day
When with the voice of trumpet loud
The Judge appears on yonder cloud.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #881

Text Information

First Line: The Savior comes his advent's nigh
Copyright: Public Domain



WARRINGTON was composed by Ralph Harrison (b. Chinley, Derbyshire, England, 1748; d. Manchester, Lancashire, England, 1810) and published in his collection of psalm tunes, Sacred Harmony (1784). The tune's rising inflections help to accent words such as erotic (probably the only time this word has b…

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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Hymns and Tunes #307

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1058

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a64

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Hymns of the Advent #32

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Hymns of the Morning #32

Second Advent Hymn Book #d69

Second Advent Hymn Book #d93

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d847

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #125b

The Christian Lyre #d414

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The Harp #1000

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a1000

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The Jubilee Harp #64

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #881

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