The Christ is come

When heaven swung open its portals wide

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Tune: [When heaven swung open its portals wide]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When heaven swung open its portals wide,
A Saviour came forth to be crucified;
For sinners he lived and for sinners died:
‘Twas Jesus the Saviour, mighty to save.

Refrain:
Rejoice! rejoice! let glad hearts sing!
Let hallelujah anthems ring!
The Christ is come! The Christ is come!
Rejoice! rejoice! And crown him King!

2 When sorrow and sin, and death’s night were near,
A Saviour was found who could dry ev’ry tear,
He pardon’d all sin and removed all fear:
‘Twas Jesus the Saviour, mighty to save. [Refrain]

3 When God in his infinite love did save
A world lost in sin, it was Jesus who gave
Himself as Redeemer, and mock’d the grave:
‘Twas Jesus the Saviour, mighty to save. [Refrain]

Source: The Tabernacle Hymns #93

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz

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Text Information

First Line: When heaven swung open its portals wide
Title: The Christ is come
Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Refrain First Line: Rejoice, rejoice, let glad hearts sing
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Tabernacle Hymns #93

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