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169. Come, O Almighty King

1 Come, O almighty King,
Help us your name to sing;
Help us to praise;
Father all-glorious,
In all victorious,
Come and reign over us,
Ancient of Days.

2 Come, O incarnate Word,
Gird on your mighty sword;
Our prayer attend.
Come and your people bless,
And give your Word success,
And let your righteousness
On us descend.

3 Come, holy Comforter,
Your sacred witness bear
In this glad hour!
Your sev'nfold gifts impart;
Rule now in ev'ry heart;
Never from us depart,
Spirit of pow'r.

4 To the great One in Three
Eternal praises be
Hence evermore!
Your sov'reign majesty
May we in glory see
And to eternity
Love and adore.

Text Information
First Line: Come, O almighty King
Title: Come, O Almighty King
Meter: 664 6664
Language: English
Publication Date: 1982
Topic: Invocation; Trinity
Source: Source unknown, c. 1757, alt.
Tune Information
Name: ITALIAN HYMN
Composer: Felice de Giardini, 1716-96
Meter: 664 6664
Key: F Major
Copyright: Arrangement: Music copyright 1972 The Westminster Press; from The Worshipbook-Services and Hymns. Used by permission.



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