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Come, Quickly Come, Dread Judge of All

Full Text

1 Come, quickly come, dread Judge of all;
For, awful though Thine advent be,
All shadows from the truth will fall,
And falsehood die, in sight of Thee:
Come, quickly come: for doubt and fear
Like clouds dissolve when Thou art near.

2 Come, quickly come, great King of all;
Reign all around us, and within;
Let sin no more our souls enthrall,
Let pain and sorrow die with sin;
Come, quickly come: for Thou alone
Canst make Thy scatter'd people one.

3 Come, quickly come, true Life of all;
The curse of death is on the ground;
On every home his shadows fall,
On every heart his mark is found:
Come, quickly come: for grief and pain
Can never cloud Thy glorious reign.

4 Come, quickly come, sure Light of all,
For gloomy night broods o'er our way;
And fainting souls begin to fall
With weary watching for the day:
Come, quickly come: for round Thy throne
No eye is blind, no night is known.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Author: L. Tuttiett

Laurence Tuttiett was born at Colyton, Devon, in 1825; was educated at Christ Hospital, and at King's College, London; ordained Deacon, 1848, Priest, 1849; entered upon the living of Lea Marston, Coleshill, 1854, and subsequently was appointed Curate of S. Paul's, Knightsbridge, London. He is the author of several volumes and tracts. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, quickly come, dread Judge of all
Title: Come, Quickly Come, Dread Judge of All
Author: L. Tuttiett (1854)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English

Notes

O quickly come, dread Judge of all. L. Tuttiett. [Advent.] First published in his Hymns for Churchmen, 1854, in 4 stanzas of 6 lines. It was included in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient & Modern, in the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Church Hymns, 1871, and several other collections. In a few American hymnbooks it begins — "Come quickly come, dread Judge of all." In the Guardian of Dec. 24, 1884, the Hymns Ancient & Modern text is rendered into Latin by "A. C." as:— ”Ipse veni, generis Judex sanctissime nostri."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

VENI CITO


MELITA (Dykes)

The original chant melody associated with this text [i.e., "Eternal Father, strong to save"] is found in most hymnals of denominations where chant has played a role, including the Lutheran tradition, which has produced much organ music on this well-known chant. The setting here is by John B. Dykes (…

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PENIEL (Booth)


Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5289
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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Small Church Music #1482Audio
The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #652
The Cyber Hymnal #5289TextScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #13TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #322TextPage Scan
Include 65 pre-1979 instances



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