Are You Ready For The Judgment?

Are you ready for the judgment?

Author: Laura E. Newell
Tune: [Are you ready for the judgment]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Are you ready for the judgment?
It is coming by and by,
When the trumpet sound shall call you
To the bar of God on high,
And the hour no mortal knoweth,
E’en the angels may not know,
Are you ready for the judgment?
You shall reap whate’er you sow.

Refrain:
He is coming, Christ is coming,
With the angels in the air;
Are you ready for the judgment?
Will it fill you with despair?

2 God provides a free salvation,
He so loved the world He gave,
Christ His only Son Belovèd,
Those astray and lost to save;
There’s no way but His, believe it,
And accept the place He gives;
Are you ready for the judgment?
Every one who trusts Him lives. [Refrain]

3 Are you ready for the judgment?
Soul, no longer idly wait,
When today’s the time accepted,
Hasten ere you be too late—
Chris the great atonement calls you,
Cast on Him your sins and care;
Are you ready for the judgment?
You a crown of life shall wear. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8544

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Are you ready for the judgment?
Title: Are You Ready For The Judgment?
Author: Laura E. Newell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He is coming, Christ is coming
Copyright: Public Domain

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