During our last fund drive a donor said this: "Covid-19 rules prevent us from singing during my husband's burial service, so we will play the tune while we read the printed words or hum along with the music." Needless to say, this testimony struck us and stuck with us. We never know on any given day how Hymnary.org will be a blessing to people, but we know that around the world, the site is making a powerful difference in the lives of many.

Thanks to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful.

To donate online, please use the Calvin University secure giving site. If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Jesus, the Lord, will soon descend

Representative Text

1 Jesus, the Lord, will soon descend
With shout, with trump of God!
Ye saints, rejoice! His pow’rful voice
The graves shall instant rend,
While saints their voices blend
In notes of rapture, sweet and loud.

2 Come, mighty Shepherd of the sheep!
Come in Thy beauty! come!
To Thee convoke Thy waiting flock,
All saints who wake or sleep
Swift summon forth to keep
Love’s glorious tryst beyond the tomb!

3 Death and the grave with Thee we’ll tread,
In immortality!
Caught up in air, in cloud ranks fair,
Transfigured quick and dead
Shall rise to Thee, their Head;
Death swallowed up in victory!

4 Wake, bride of Christ, in ecstasy,
Love’s glad triumphant chord!
Soon, wondrous sight! all love and light,
The Bridegroom, come for thee,
Shall take thee, bright as He,
To be forever with the Lord!

Source: Evangelistic Songs #55

Author: Frank Allaben

(no biographical information available about Frank Allaben.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, the Lord, will soon descend
Author: Frank Allaben
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
Text

Evangelistic Songs #55

Page Scan

Hymns of Grace and Truth #391

Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d177

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.