The kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains; and said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of Him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb. For the great day of His wrath is come, and who shall be able to stand?@Revelation 6:15–17

Ag­nes R. Rid­dles, in His Voice of Love, ed­it­ed by James Vaug­han (Law­rence­burg, Ten­nes­see: James D. Vaugh­an, 1924), num­ber 38.

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If the end of the world were today,
And the great God His wrath would not stay,
Would you feel yourself prepared
For the coming of the Lord,
If the end of the world were today?

Refrain

If the end were today,
Would it be for you a glad, happy day?
Would you hurry forth to meet Him,
Would your soul with rapture greet Him,
If the end of the world were today?

If the end of the world were today,
From His face would you then hide away?
To the rocks and mountains flee,
Would you dread eternity,
If the end of the world were today?

Refrain

If the end of the world were today,
And the Savior should call you away;
Would you be among the few,
Robed and ready, tried and true,
If the end of the world were today?

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