The Stories behind Famous Hymns Till He Come Words by the Rev. E. H. Bickersteth Music by Dr. Lowell Mason 'Till He come! oh, let the word Linger on the trembling chords. The author, the Rev. E. H. Bickersteth, says this hymn was written to present one aspect of the Lord's Supper which is passed over in many hymnals, Ye do show forth the Lord's death till He come."