3930. The Lord, the Judge, Before His Throne

1. The Lord, the judge, before His throne,
Bids the whole earth draw nigh,
The nations near the rising sun,
And near the western sky.

2. No more shall bold blasphemers say,
Judgment will ne’er begin;
No more abuse His long delay
To impudence and sin.

3. Throned on a cloud our God shall come
Bright flames prepare His way;
Thunder and darkness, fire and storm,
Lead on the dreadful day.

4. Heav’n from above His call shall hear,
Attending angels come,
And earth and hell shall know and fear
His justice and their doom.

5. But gather all My saints, He cries,
“That made their peace with God
By the Redeemer’s sacrifice,
And sealed it with His blood.

6. Their faith and works, brought forth to light
Shall make the world confess
My sentence of reward is right,
And Heav’n adorn My grace.

Text Information
First Line: The Lord, the judge, before His throne
Title: The Lord, the Judge, Before His Throne
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: The Psalms of David, 1719
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Arthur Henry Mann, 1850-1929
Meter: CM
Incipit: 33215 54312 32177
Key: e minor
Copyright: Public Domain

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