Lo! He comes, an infant stranger (Version 1)
Even in the early nineteenth century the Church of Ireland Bishop, Richard Mant (1776-1848) realized that Charles Wesley's text of "Lo! He comes with clouds descending" just Would Not Do. He accordingly wrote his own text, which happily avoids the anti-Semitic references of the familiar hymn.

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The Right Rev. Richard Mant, D.D. Bishop of Down & Connor
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