Come Thou Almighty King - the Italian Hymn

This hymn of praise, which is suitable for Trinity Sunda,y is attributed to Charles Wesley (1707 - 1788).

With meter of 664.6664, it is almost always set to the tune ITALIAN HYMN by Giardini Felice (1716–1796).


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Examples

Congregation with organ - recorded live in a church service:
 


CCM arrangement - music by
 


Solo singer with backing-track:
 


Instrumental - guitar:



Instrumental - piano:
 

Lyrics

Come, Thou almighty King,
Help us Thy Name to sing, help us to praise!
Father all glorious, over all victorious,
Come and reign over us, Ancient of Days!

Jesus, our Lord, arise,
Scatter our enemies, and make them fall;
Let Thine almighty aid our sure defence be made,
Our souls on Thee be stayed; Lord, hear our call.

Come, Thou incarnate Word,
Gird on Thy mighty sword, our prayer attend!
Come, and Thy people bless, and give Thy Word success,
Spirit of holiness, on us descend!

Come, holy Comforter,
Thy sacred witness bear in this glad hour.
Thou Who almighty art, now rule in every heart,
And ne’er from us depart, Spirit of power!

To Thee, great One in Three,
Eternal praises be, hence, evermore.
Thy sovereign majesty may we in glory see,
And to eternity, love and adore!


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