Scripture Verse

In a flash, in the twinkling of an eye…the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. 1 Corinthians 15:52


Flavil J. Hall

Words & Music: James D. Vaugh­an & Fla­vil J. Hall, Per­fect Praise (Law­rence­burg, Ten­nes­see: James D. Vaugh­an, 1905), num­ber 28 (🔊 pdf nwc).

James D. Vaughan


Our Savior is coming, the saints to reward,
To give them sweet rest from all suffering and care;
And all who obey Him and honor His word,
He will take to that home He’s now gone to prepare.


In that great day, O sinner, can you stand?
Be saved; why longer yet delay?
And when Jesus shall come with the bright angel band,
He’ll receive you in that day.

All the saints shall be changed, and the martyrs shall rise,
They shall meet their Redeemer high up in the air;
O how they will shout as they mount up the skies;
In the first resurrection I’m longing to share.


But the wicked shall mourn and lament in that day,
And call for the rocks and the mountains to fall,
To hide them away from His presence for aye;
O sinner, great terror thy heart shall appall.


Yes, the Savior is coming, and it won’t be long;
O how can you meet Him in that dreadful day?
The righteous shall join in a glad, happy song,
The wicked be filled in that hour with dismay.