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Heavy clouds are gathering fast

Heavy clouds are gathering fast

Author: S. Elmer
Tune: GRANNIS
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Heavy clouds are gathering fast,
Tokens of destruction sure;
Sinner, now before the blast,
Seek a shelter to secure.

2 Thousand voices from afar,
Warn thee of thy coming fate:
Careless sinner, now beware!
Haste thee, ere it be too late!

3 Crimes in every shape increase;
Judgments stalk throughout the land;
Signs are borne on every breeze,
That destruction is at hand.

4 Darker clouds will soon arise,
Louder still the thunders roar,
Fiercer lightnings pierce the skies,
But the sinner's day is o'er.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #410

Author: S. Elmer

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Text Information

First Line: Heavy clouds are gathering fast
Author: S. Elmer
Source: Advent Review and Sabbath Herald, Vol. 10, No. 22, Oct. 1, 1857 (p. 174)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns and Tunes #128

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d403

Supplement to the Advent and Sabbath Hymn Book #d28

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #410

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