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200+ Advent Traditional Hymns
ADVENT IS A SEASON OBSERVED in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The term is an anglicized version of the Latin word adventus, meaning "coming". Latin adventus is the translation of the Greek word parousia, commonly used to refer to the Second Coming of Christ. For Christians, the season of Advent anticipates the coming of Christ from two different perspectives. The season offers the opportunity to share in the ancient longing for the coming of the Messiah, and to be alert for his Second Coming. Advent is the beginning of the Western liturgical year and commences on Advent Sunday. At least in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Moravian, Presbyterian and Methodist calendars, Advent starts on the fourth Sunday before December 25, which is the Sunday between November 27 and December 3 inclusive. Christians of these denominations observe the season through practices such as keeping an Advent calendar, lighting an Advent wreath, praying an Advent daily devotional, among other ways of preparing for Christmastide, such as setting up Christmas decorations. The Eastern churches' equivalent of Advent is called the Nativity Fast, but it differs in both length and observances and does not begin the church year, which starts instead on September 1. The Eastern Christmas fast does not use the equivalent parousia in its preparatory services. The theme of readings and teachings during Advent is often the preparation for the Second Coming while commemorating the First Coming of Christ at Christmas. The first clear references in the Western Church to Advent occur in the Gelasian Sacramentary, which provides Advent Collects, Epistles, and Gospels for the five Sundays preceding Christmas and for the corresponding Wednesdays and Fridays. While the readings relate to the first coming of Jesus Christ as savior as well as to his second coming as judge, traditions vary in the relative importance of penitence and expectation during the four Sundays in Advent.(Ref Wikipedia)

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A Few More Years Shall Roll A Voice From The Desert Advent Tells Us Christ Is Near Arise Sons Of The Kingdom Arise The Kingdom Is At Hand Be Still My Heart These Anxious Cares Behold The Baptists Warning Sound Behold The Bridegroom Cometh(moultrie) Behold The Bridegroom Cometh Behold The Bridegroom Draweth Nigh Behold The Bridegroom Hark The Cry Blest Be The King Whose Coming 1 Bride Of The Lamb Awake Awake Brief Life Is Here Our Portion Bright Builder Of The Heavenly Poles Bright Maker Of The Starry Poles Celestial Word To This Our Earth Children Of The Heavenly King Christ Is The Worlds True Light Christ The Fair Glory Of The Holy Angels Christ Whose Gory Fills The Skies Christian Children Advent Bids You Christian Seek Not Yet Repose Come Thou Long Expected Jesus Come Thou Precious Ransom Come Come Thou Precious Ransom Come Thou Redeemer Of The Earth 2 Come Thou Redeemer Of The Earth Come Thou Savior Of Our Race Come Thou Universal Blessing Come You People Of The Promise Comfort Comfort Ye My People Conditor Alme Siderum Creator Alme Siderum Creator Of The Starry Pole Creator Of The Stars Above Creator Of The Stars Of Night Creator Of Yon Circles Bright Day Of Anger That Dread Day Day Of Wrath O Day Of Mourning Day Of Wrath That Day Of Burning Day Of Wrath That Day Whose Knelling Day Of Wrath The Heart Dismaying Draw Nigh To Thy Jerusalem Fierce Was The Storm Of Wind Fling Wide The Door Gabriels Message Does Away 2 Gabriels Message Does Away Go Forth To Meet Him Go Labor On God Is Working His Purpose Out Great God What Do I See And Hear Great Maker Of The Glittering Stars Hail Thee Festival Day (ascension) Hail Thee Festival Day (easter) Hail To The Lords Anointed 1 Hark A Gladsome Voice Is Thrilling Hark A Mystic Voice Is Sounding Hark A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding Hark An Awful Voice Is Sounding Hark My Soul It Is The Lord Hark The Glad Sound Hark Tis The Watchmans Cry Herald In The Wilderness High Word Of God Hills Of The North Honor And Glory Thanksgiving And Praise Hosanna To The Living Lord How Cheering Is The Christians Hope How Far From Home How Shall I Meet Thee How Shall I Sing That Majesty Jerusalem Lift Up Thy Voice Jerusalem The Golden Jesus Came The Heavens Adoring Jesus Friend Of Little Children Jesus I Will Trust Thee Jesus Shall Reign Whereer The Sun Jordanis Oras Prævia Joy To The World Version 3 Joy To The World 4 Joy To The World Let Thy Blood In Mercy Poured Life Of Ages Richly Poured Lift Up The Advent Strain Lift Up Your Heads Rejoice Lift Up Your Heads Ye Gates Of Brass Lift Up Your Heads Ye Mighty Gates 1 Lift Up Your Heads Ye Mighty Gates 2 Light Of The Lonely Pilgrims Heart Light Of Those Whose Dreary Dwelling Little Children Advent Bids You Lo From The Desert Homes Lo He Comes An Infant Stranger Lo He Comes Let All Adore Him Lo He Comes With Clouds Descending Lo He Cometh Countless Trumpets Lo Now A Thrilling Voice Sounds Forth Lo The Baptists Herald Cry Lo The Desert Depths Are Stirrd Long Ago Prophets Knew Lord Her Watch Thy Church Is Keeping Lord How Shall I Be Meeting Lord Of Mercy And Of Might Love Divine All Loves Excelling Make Broad The Path Maker Of The Starry Sphere Merciful Savior Come And Be My Comfort Messiah At Thy Glad Approach Night Has Closed The Gates Now Hail We Our Redeemer Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland O Bride Of Christ Rejoice O Bright Creator Of The Stars O Come O Come Emmanuel 1 O Come O Come Emmanuel 2 O Come O Come Emmanuel O Come Redeemer Of Mankind O Father Hear My Morning Prayer O Glorious Maid Exalted Far O Glory Of Thy Chosen Race O Happy Band Of Pilgrims O Heavenly Word Eternal Light O Heavenly Word O Jesus Thou Art Standing O Lord Our God Arise O North With All Thy Vales Of Green O Quickly Come Dread Judge Of All O Saving Victim Opening Wide O Son Of God We Wait For Thee O Thou Redeemer Of Our Race O Thou The Maker Of Each Star O Thou Who Thine Own Fathers Breast O Very God Of Very God On Jordans Bank The Baptists Cry 3 On Jordans Bank The Baptists Cry On Jordans Banks The Heralds Cry On The Banks Where Jordan Rolled Once He Came In Blessing Our God Approaches From The Skies Prepare The Way O Zion Prepare Thy Way O Zion Redeemer Of The Nations Come(winkworth) Redeemer Of The Nations Come Rejoice All Ye Believers(findlater) Rejoice All Ye Believers Rejoice Rejoice Believers Rejoice The Lord Is King Rejoice The Lord Is King1 Rejoice The Savior Reigns Repent The Kingdom Draweth Nigh Saint Of God Elect And Precious Savior Eternal Health And Life Of The World Savior Of The Nations Come 2 Saviour Of The Nations Come See The Conqueror Mounts In Triumph See The Destined Day Arise Sleepers Wake The Watch Cry Pealeth Slumberers Wake The Bridegroom Cometh Son Of God Eternal Savior Supernal Word Proceeding From Take Up Thy Cross The Savior Said Ten Thousand Times Ten Thousand That Day Of Wrath And Grief And Shame That Day Of Wrath That Dreadful Day The Advent Of Our God(packer) The Advent Of Our God At Hand The Advent Of Our God The Advent Of Our King The Church Of God A Kingdom Is The Coming Of Our God The Great Forerunner Of The Morn The Heavenly Word Proceeding Forth The Hymn For Conquering Martyrs Raise The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns The Lord Is Come (stanley) The Lord Will Come And Not Be Slow The Mighty Gates Of Earth Unbar The Mighty God The Lord Hath Spoken The Period Is Come And Lo To Day The Winged Herald Of The Day The Wondrous Advent The World Is Very Evil Theres A Voice In The Wilderness Crying Thou Art Coming O My Saviour Thou Virgin Born Incarnate Word Thou Whose Almighty Word Thy Fathers Bosom Thou Didst Leave Thy Kingdom Come O God Thy Kingdom Come On Bended Knee To A Maid Engaged To Joseph To Earth Descending Word Sublime Up Awake From Highest Steeple Veiled In Darkness Judah Lay Veni Redemptor Gentium Verbum Supernum Prodiens Nec Patris Vox Clara Ecce Intonat Wake And Lift Up Thyself My Heart Wake Awake For Night Is Flying Wake O Wake With Tidings Thrilling Wake The Startling Watch Cry Pealeth Watchman Tell Us Of The Night We Bring Our Children Lord Today We Come Lord To Thy Feet When Came In Flesh The Incarnate Word When Jesus Came To Earth Of Old When Shades Of Night Around Us Close Work For The Day Is Coming Ye Gates Lift Up Your Heads On High Ye Gates Lift Your Heads On High Ye Heavns Oh Haste Your Dews To Shed Ye Servants Of The Lord Ye Sons Of Men Oh Hearken Zion At Thy Shining Gates Zions King Shall Reign Victorious 2 Zions King Shall Reign Victorious 3 Zions King Shall Reign Victorious Yours

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