Come Thou Long Expected Jesus

Written by: Charles Wesley, Sir John Stainer

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Verse 1:
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Come, Thou long ex-pected Jesus,
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Born to set Thy peo-ple free;
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From our fears and  sins re-lease us,
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Let   us find our rest     in   Thee.
Verse 2:
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Israel's strength and conso - lation,
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Hope of all the earth Thou art;
Em7          Bm    A     F♯m
Dear desire  of   every  nat - ion,
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Joy  of every long  -   ing   heart.
Verse 3:
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Born Thy people to    deliver,
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Born a child and yet a King;
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Born to reign in   us for-  ev  -  er,
G2/B             A7sus4   A7   D
Now Thy gracious king  -  dom  bring.
Verse 4:
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By Thine own et - ernal    Spirit
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Rule in all our hearts a  -  lone;
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By  Thine all-suff – ici - ent me  -  rit
G2/B            A7sus4    A7     D
Raise us to Thy glor  -   ious  throne.

Come, thou long expected Jesus,
Born to set Thy people free;
From our fears and sins release us,
Let us find our rest in Thee.

Israel’s strength and consolation,
Hope of all the earth Thou art;
Dear desire of every nation,
Joy of every longing heart.

Born Thy people to deliver,
Born a child and yet a King;
Born to reign in us forever,
Now Thy gracious kingdom bring.

By Thine own eternal Spirit
Rule in all our hearts alone;
By Thine all-sufficient merit,
Raise us to Thy glorious throne.

Lyrics: Public Domain


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