See The Eternal Judge Descending

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1 See th'eternal Judge descending--
View him seated on his throne!
Now, poor sinner, now lamenting,
Stand and hear thy awful doom--
Trumpets call thee!
Stand and hear thy awful doom.

2 Hear the cries he now is venting,
Fill'd with dread of fiercer pain;
While in anguish thus lamenting,
That he ne'er was born again,
Greatly mourning
That he ne'er was born again.

3 "Yonder sits my slighted Saviour,
With the marks of dying love;
Oh, that I had sought his favour,
When I felt his Spirit move--
Golden moments,
When I felt his Spirit move."

4 Now, despisers, look and wonder!
Hope and sinners here must part,
Louder than a peal of thunder,
Hear the dreadful sound, "Depart!"
Lost for ever,
Hear the dreadful sound, "Depart!"

Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #737

Author: Anonymous

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First Line: See the eternal Judge descending
Title: See The Eternal Judge Descending
Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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