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Come, Thou Precious Ransom, Come

from Hope Is Here - EP by John Hatfield



Come, Thou precious Ransom, come,
Only hope for sinful mortals!
Come, O Savior of the world!
Open are to Thee all portals.
Come, Thy beauty let us see;
Anxiously we wait for Thee.

Enter now my waiting heart,
Glorious King and Lord most holy.
Dwell in me and ne'er depart,
Though I am but poor and lowly.
Ah, what riches will be mine
When Thou art my guest divine!

My hosannas and my palms
Graciously receive, I pray Thee;
Evermore, as best I can,
Savior, I will homage pay Thee,
And in faith I will embrace,
Lord, Thy merit through Thy grace.

Hail! Hosanna, David's Son!
Help, Lord, hear our supplication!
Let Thy kingdom, scepter, crown,
Bring us blessing and salvation,
That forever we may sing:
Hail! Hosanna to our King.


from Hope Is Here - EP, released December 4, 2018
Lyrics by Johann Gottfried Olearius, 1664
Translated by August Crull, 1923
Music by John Hatfield

Performed by John Hatfield

Mixed by Richard Whiting


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John is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Houston, TX. He is the host of the Hymnistry Podcast, liturgy nerd, and fan of great burgers everywhere.

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