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When He Cometh

Words by William O. Cushing (1823-1902), 1856
Tune: JEWELS by George F. Root (1820-1895), 1866
Key Signature: E flat major (3 flats)
Time signature: 3/4
Public Domain
Related Passage: Malachi 3:17 (KJV) "And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him."
1. When He cometh, when He cometh, To make up His jewels, All His jewels, precious jewels, His loved and His own.
2. He will gather, He will gather The gems for His kingdom, All the pure ones, all the bright ones, His loved and His own.
3. Little children, little children, Who love their Redeemer, Are the jewels, precious jewels, His loved and His own.
Refrain: Like the stars of the morning, His bright crown adorning, They shall shine in their beauty, Bright gems for His crown.