Intemperance, like a raging flood

Intemperance, like a raging flood

Tune: [Intemperance, like a raging flood]
Published in 25 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Intemp'rance, like a raging flood,
Is sweeping o'er the land;
Its dire effects, in tears and blood,
Are traced on every hand.

2 It still flows on, and bears away
Ten thousands to their doom:
Who shall the mighty torrent stay,
And disappoint the tomb?

3 Almighty God! no hand but thine
Can check the flowing tide;
Stretch out thine arm of power divine,
And bid the flood subside.

4 Dry up the source from whence it flows,
Destroy its fountain-head:
That dire Intemp'rance and its woes
No more the earth o'erspread.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #969

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First Line: Intemperance, like a raging flood



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Silver Star Song Echo, containing Temperance, Nursery, Kindergarten and Minstrel Songs #d29
Sunday School Hymn Book #d203
Temperance Chimes: comprising a great variety of new music, glees, songs, and hymns, designed for the use of temperance meeting and organizations, glee clubs, bands of hope, and the home circle #33bPage Scan
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The Church Hymn Book #d467
The Heavenly Choir: a collection of hymns and tunes for all occasions of worship, congregational, church, prayer, praise, choir, Sunday school, and social meeings #70aPage Scan
The New Temperance Melodist ... for Temperance Organizations in the United States and Canada #d34
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #924Page Scan
The Tidal Wave #d24
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #969TextPage Scan
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