26. Weighed in the Balance

1 Weighed in the balance of justice true,
Sinful the path thou hast trod;
Weighed and found wanting—will it be you?
Weighed by the word of God.

Refrain:
Weighed and found wanting,
Weighed and found wanting,
Rejected at heaven’s door.

2 There it will hurt like a wounding dart
When this dread answer shall fall:
“Weighed and found wanting”; ’twill pierce thy heart
At the last judgment call. [Refrain]

3 Weighed by the word which is given now,
Search it and know thou art pure;
Unto its mandates in meekness bow,
Then thou shalt be secure. [Refrain]

4 At the tribunal where Christ is judge,
Where every deed is made known,
“Weighed and found wanting” each guilty soul
Stands there before His throne. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Weighed in the balance of justice true
Title: Weighed in the Balance
Author: B. E. W. (1911)
Meter: 9.7.9.6 R
Scripture: Daniel 5:27
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Weighed_in_the_Balance); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (395); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (242)
Refrain First Line: Weighed and found wanting
Tune Information
Name: [Weighed in the balance of justice true]
Composer: Barney E. Warren (1911)
Meter: 9.7.9.6 R
Key: E Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Weighed_in_the_Balance); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (395); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (242)






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