The Great Sacrifice

God is sweeping through the nations

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [God is sweeping through the nations]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 God is sweeping through the nations
With an awful, searching eye;
Every spot of imperfection
Much be purged, or hope must die.

God is coming, O my brother,
Can you face the solemn day?
All the pure His angels gather,
The defiled become a prey.

2 Jesus gave His life to purchase
For Himself a spotless bride—
All who fear Him and obey Him
Cleansed beneath the crimson tide. [Refrain]

3 To preserve her pure and spotless
He must make a sacrifice;
Give to evil spirits supper,
All who give to sin a place. [Refrain]

4 See His sword is bathed in heaven,
And the mountains strewn with dead;
All ye birds and beasts assemble,
Lo, a feast for you is spread. [Refrain]

5 Hear the angel loudly crying,
Standing in the blazing sun;
Wake, O man, while time is flying,
For the judgment has begun. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God is sweeping through the nations
Title: The Great Sacrifice
Author: D. S. Warner
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God is coming, O, my brother
Copyright: Public Domain



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Timeless Truths #224

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