He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.@Proverbs 29:1
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Philip Doddridge
(1702–1751)

Phi­lip Dodd­ridge (1702–1751). Pub­lished post­hu­mous­ly in Hymns Found­ed on Var­i­ous Texts in the Ho­ly Scrip­tures, by Job Or­ton (Shrop­shire, Eng­land: Jo­shua Ed­dowes & John Cot­ton, 1755), num­ber 80: The ob­sti­nate sin­ner alarmed.

Pa­ris Mi­chael Lon­ne­ke, 2005 (🔊 pdf nwc). The com­pos­er grants per­mis­sion to re­pro­duce the mu­sic for Chris­tian use.

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Michael Lonneke
(1943–)

Now let the Sons of Belial hear
The thunders of the Lord;
Unfold their long rebellious ear,
And tremble at His Word.

Now let the iron sinew bow,
And take His easy yoke;
Lest sudden vengeance lay it low,
By one resistless stroke.

Though yet the great Physician wait,
And healing balm be found;
One hour may seal their endless fate,
And fix a deadly wound.

Swift may Thy mercy, Lord, arise,
Ere justice stop their breath;
And lighten these deluded eyes,
That sleep the sleep of death.