The lyrics to “Come Though Long Expected Jesus” were written by Charles Wesley in 1744. Wesley based the lyrics on Haggai 2:7 from the Hebrew Bible. The version in the video below is based on a Welsh melody penned by Rowland H. Prichard.
Depending on your source, Charles Wesley is credited with writing between 5000 to almost 9000 different hymns. Happy Holidays! I hope that you enjoyed the song.