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As drowsy earth is dreaming still

As drowsy earth is dreaming still

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 As drowsy earth is dreaming still
Of coming good and golden days,
An angel voice the heavens thrill:
Fear God, ye people, give him praise;

2 The long-appointed Judgment hour
Is come at last; worship ye him
Who by his own almighty power
Made heaven, earth, sea, and gushing stream.

3 Another cry the earth doth greet,
The second angel's voice divine:
Great Babel's fall is now complete;
Nations are drunken with her wine.

4 Now the third angel's voice resounds,
A final, fearful, warning voice
Against false worship; and propounds
God's word and worship for men's choice.

5 Here saints in patience waiting stand,
Through faith obedient to God's will,
Fulfilling each divine command
Till called to stand on Zion's hill.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #789

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York. Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York. Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Me­di­na, New York. Cottrell was known as a writ­er, po­et and min­i­s­ter. A mem­ber of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the ed­it­or­i­al com­mit­tee of The Re­view and Her­ald in Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. As of 1857, he was liv­ing in Mill Grove, New York. Go to person page >

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First Line: As drowsy earth is dreaming still
Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d60

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #789

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