390. 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)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2018
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Christ: As King; Christ: Second Coming and the Last Judgment of
Tune Information
Name: NEANDER
Composer: Joachim Neander (1680, alt. 1990)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.
Key: B♭ Major



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