576. Judge Eternal, Throned in Splendor

1 Judge eternal, throned in splendor,
Lord of lords and King of kings,
With Thy living fire of judgment
Purge this realm of bitter things;
Solace all its wide dominion
With the healing of Thy wings.

2 Still the weary folk are pining
For the hour that brings release;
And the city's crowded clangor
Cries aloud for sin to cease;
And the homesteads and the woodlands
Plead in silence for their peace.

3 Crown, O God, Thine own endeavor;
Cleave our darkness with Thy sword;
Feed the faint and hungry peoples
With the richness of Thy Word;
Cleanse the body of this nation
Thro' the glory of the Lord.


Text Information
First Line: Judge eternal, throned in splendor
Title: Judge Eternal, Throned in Splendor
Author: Henry S. Holland (1902)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Topic: Times and Seasons: The Nation
Tune Information
Composer: J. Christian Kittel (1790)
Key: G Major

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