612. That Day of Wrath, That Dreadful Day

1 That day of wrath, that dreadful day,
When heav'n and earth shall pass away!
What pow'r shall be the sinner's stay?
How shall he meet that dreadful day?

2 When, shriv'ling like a parched scroll,
The flaming heav'ns together roll;
When louder yet, and yet more dread,
Swells the high trump that wakes the dead.

3 Lord, on that day, that wrathful day,
When man to Judgment wakes from clay,
Be Thou the trembling sinner's Stay,
Tho' heav'n and earth shall pass away.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: That day of wrath, that dreadful day
Title: That Day of Wrath, That Dreadful Day
Latin Title: Dies irae, dies illa
Translator: Walter Scott (1805)
Author: Thomas de Celano (c, 1250, cento)
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: The Last Things: Judgment
Tune Information
Name: WINDHAM
Composer: Daniel Read (1735)
Meter: L.M.
Key: d minor



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