Come Thou long expected Jesus

Written by: Chris Eaton, John Hartley, Gareth Robinson, Charles Wesley

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Original Key: D


Verse 1:
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Come, Thou long expected Jesus,
                       A/D
Born to set Thy people free;
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From our fears and sins release us,
                A/D     D
Let us find our rest in Thee.
G        D            A    Bm
Israel's strength and consolation,
G       D       A
Hope of all the earth Thou art;
Bm             G     D
Dear desire of every nation,
       G/D   A       D
Joy of every longing heart. [to Verse 2]
Verse 2:
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Born Thy people to deliver,
                       A/D
Born a child and yet a King,
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Born to reign in us forever,
                 A/D     D
Now Thy gracious kingdom bring.
G        D    A      Bm
By Thine own eternal Spirit
G       D       A
Rule in all our hearts alone;
Bm              G       D
By Thine all sufficient merit
         G/D    A        D
Raise us to Thy glorious throne. [to Chorus]
Chorus:
     A        D       G  D A
Rejoice!  Rejoice!  Immanuel.
              Bm
Rejoice,  Rejoice!
G            D/F♯ 
Glory be to God,
[1.]
G                                D   D   D   D
Glory be to God in the highest. [to Verse 1]
[2.]
Em7           D
Glory be to God.  [to Chorus]
[3.]
Em7          A
Glory be to God. 
D/F♯         G                D
Glory be to God - in the highest. 

COME THOU LONG EXPECTED JESUS 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   Rejoice rejoice Emmanuel Rejoice rejoice Glory be to God Glory be to God in the highest

Charles Wesley (1707-1788) Arr by: Chris Eaton, John Hartley & Gareth Robinson


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