Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes,

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    Verse 1
    Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes,
    The Saviour promised long;
    Let every heart prepare a throne,
    And every voice a song.

    Verse 2
    He comes the prisoners to release,
    In Satan's bondage held;
    The gates of brass before Him burst,
    The iron fetters yield.

    Verse 3
    He comes, from thickest films of vice
    To clear the mental ray,
    And on the eye-balls of the blind
    To pour celestial day.

    Verse 4
    He comes the broken heart to bind,
    The bleeding soul to cure;
    And with the treasures of His grace
    To enrich the humble poor.

    Verse 5
    Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace,
    Thy welcome shall proclaim,
    And Heaven's eternal arches ring
    With Thy belov