324. Christ is Coming!

1 Christ is coming! Let creation
from her groans and travail cease;
let the glorious proclamation
hope restore and faith increase;
Christ is coming! Christ is coming!
Come, Thou blessed Prince of Peace.

2 Earth can now but tell the story
of thy bitter cross and pain;
she shall yet behold thy glory,
when thou comest back to reign:
Christ is coming! Christ is coming!
Let each heart repeat the strain.

3 Long thine exiles have been pining,
far from rest, and home, and thee;
but, in heav'nly vestures shining,
they their loving Lord shall see:
Christ is coming! Christ is coming!
Haste the joyous jubilee.

4 With that blessed hope before us,
let no harp remain unstrung;
let the mighty advent chorus
onward roll from tongue to tongue:
Christ is coming! Christ is coming!
Come, Lord Jesus, quickly come!

Text Information
First Line: Christ is coming! Let creation
Title: Christ is Coming!
Author: John Ross Macduff (1853)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Topic: Christ: Kingly Office of; Jesus Christ: His Second Coming and Judgment
Tune Information
Composer: Joachim Neander (168; alt. 1990)
Key: B♭ Major

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