Scripture Verse

Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of His saints, to execute judgment upon all. Jude 14–15

Introduction

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 821.

Music: Ab­bots­ford Ca­tho­lische Geist­liche Ge­sän­ge (An­der­nach, Ger­ma­ny: 1608) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

Sinners, attend the dreadful word—
The Judge of all, the righteous Lord,
Doth with His holy myriads come

And tremble at your instant doom!

Ye just, the faithful God and true
Comes, to be glorified in you,
Rejoice to see the Judge descend,
And boldly meet your heavenly friend!