29b. Tribulation

1. Death, ’tis a melancholy day
To those who have no God,
When the poor soul is forced away,
To seek her last abode.

2. In vain to heav’n she lifts her eyes,
For guilt, a heavy chain,
Still drags her downward from the skies
To darkness, fire, and pain.

Text Information
First Line: Death, 'tis a melancholy day
Title: Tribulation
Author: Isaac Watts (1709)
Publication Date: 1991
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: TRIBULATION
Key: d minor or modal
Source: Patterson's Church Music, 1813



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