Ye nations, who on earth do dwell

Ye nations, who on earth do dwell

Author: Paul Henkel
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Ye nations, who on earth do dwell,
Hear what the Saviour doth fore-tell!
Great signs and wonders there shall be;
Distress and great perplexity.

2 Darkness shall hide the glorious Sun,
And blackness shall obscure the Moon!
Yea, every star will cease to shine,
And all their glitt'ring rays decline.

3 The hearts of men shall fail with fear,
Waiting for things that shall appear:
The seas with great convulsion roar,
The heavens shake with all her pow'r.

4 Then shall the mighty Saviour come
In glory power and wisdom;
Ye faithful then look up on high,
And see your great redemption nigh.

5 Notice the Saviour's Parable,
Behold the fig-tree shews full well:
When she puts forth her tender bough,
The summer then is near ye know.

6 Thus when these noted signs ye see
With all the Saviour's words agree,
Then may ye fully understand:
The Saviour's kingdom is at hand.

7 Dear Lord, prepare us for the day,
May we be wise to watch and pray!
Prepare us Lord, to stand the test,
And share the blessing with the bless'd.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #X

Author: Paul Henkel

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First Line: Ye nations, who on earth do dwell
Author: Paul Henkel
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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