Come, thou long-expected Jesus (StF 169ii)

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Come, thou long-expected Jesus 

Source: Singing the Faith: 169ii
Words: Charles Wesley
Music: “Cross of Jesus” by John Stainer
Metre: 87.87. (Trochaic)
Verses: 4

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Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Advent, Cross of Jesus, Stainer, John, Wesley, Charles.

One Response to Come, thou long-expected Jesus (StF 169ii)

  1. David Miller says:

    I was struck by hearing this sung to Hyfrydol as in this version.

    And, for a completely different; take on these glorious words, there’s Brian Johnson and Gareth Robinson’s version. The Sheet music available here from WeAreWorship.com

    I’ve used this successfully accompanied (rather more gently than the recording!) by a piano, guitar and singer(s)…

    The arrangement came from the critically well-received the album Love Divine: Songs Of Charles Wesley For Today’s Generation  – Available for download, if not on CD any more…

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