Come, thou long expected Jesus, Born to set Thy people free;
From our fears and sins release us; Let us find our rest in Thee.
Israel’s Strength and Consolation, Hope of all the earth Thou art!
Dear Desire of every nation, Joy of every longing heart.
Born Thy people to deliver, Born a child and yet a King.
Born to reign in us forever, now Thy gracious Kingdom bring.
– Charles Wesley, Come Thou Long Expected Jesus