319. Day of Judgment! Day of Wonders!

1 Day of judgment! Day of wonders!
Hark! the trumpet's awful sound,
louder than a thousand thunders,
shakes the vast creation round.
How the summons
will the sinner's heart confound!

2 See the Judge, our nature wearing,
clothed in majesty divine;
you who long for his appearing
then shall say, "This God is mine!"
Gracious Savior,
own me in that day as thine.

3 At his call the dead awaken,
rise to life from earth and sea;
all the pow'rs of nature, shaken
by his looks, prepare to flee.
Careless sinner,
what will then become of thee?

4 But to those who have confessed,
loved and served the Lord below,
He will say, "Come near, ye blessed,
see the kingdom I bestow;
you forever
shall my love and glory know."

Text Information
First Line: Day of judgment! Day of wonders!
Title: Day of Judgment! Day of Wonders!
Author: John Newton (1774)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7.
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:52
Topic: Watchfulness; Christ: Kingly Office of; Resurrection and Everlasting Life (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. AUSTIN
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7.
Key: e minor
Source: Gregorian chant; Arr. in the Bristol Tune Book,1876



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