Come, Thou long-expected Jesus

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    CGS No.: 
    47

    Verse 1
    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.

    Verse 2
    Israel's Strength and Consolation,
    Hope of all the earth Thou art;
    Dear Desire of every nation,
    Joy of every longing heart.

    Verse 3
    Born Thy people to deliver,
    Born a child and yet a King,
    Born to reign in us for ever,
    Now Thy gracious kingdom bring.

    Verse 4
    By Thine own eternal Spirit
    Rule in all our hearts alone;
    By Thine all-sufficient merit,
    Raise us to Thy glorious throne.