10406. As Once The Savior Rose On High

1 As once the Savior rose on high,
When murderers bore Him to His doom,
So all that live and all that die
Shall break the dungeons of the tomb.

2 And when again He walks the skies,
When rolling clouds His path surround,
The nations of the dead shall rise
At the deep stirring trumpet’s sound.

3 The Father of our erring race
Shall give the judgment to the Son,
And spread the books before His face,
Remembering all that they have done.

4 Then all whose days were passed in sin,
Who turned from Heaven with guilty heart,
When God would fain have led them in,
Shall hear the awful word, "Depart."

5 But if I keep my God in view,
In all I think, and all I do,
Then when my Savior wakes the dead,
His own right hand shall crown my head.

Text Information
First Line: As once the Savior rose on high
Title: As Once The Savior Rose On High
Author: William B. O. Peabody
Meter: LM
Language: English
Source: Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book (Portsmouth, NH: John W. Foster, 1840)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: RUSSIA
Composer: Dimitri S. Bortniansky (1825, adapted)
Meter: LM
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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