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601. Lo! what a glorious sight appears

1 Lo! what a glorious sight appears
To our admiring eyes!
The former seas have passes away,
The former earth and skies.

2 The God of glory down to men
Removes his blest abode;
He dwells with men; his people they,
And he his people's God.

3 His gracious hand shall wipe the tear
From ev'ry weeping eye;
And pains, and groans, and griefs, and fears,
And death itself, shall die.

4 How long, dear Saviour, O how long
Shall this bright hour delay?
Fly swifter round, ye wheels of time,
And bring the welcome day!

5 O may we stand before the Lamb,
When earth and seas are fled,
And hear the Judge pronounce our name
With blessings on our head!


Text Information
First Line: Lo! what a glorious sight appears
Author: Isaac Watts (1707)
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: C. M.
Scripture: Revelation 21:1-4
Topic: Christ: Second Coming and Judgment of; Christian Life: The Resurrection and Life Everlasting; God: Abiding Presence of (2 more...)
Source: Scottish Paraphrases,, 1751
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas Clark, 1775-1859
Meter: C. M.
Key: C Major

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