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Let willful sinners boast and say

Let willful sinners boast and say

Author: Paul Henkel
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Let wilful sinners boast and say,
The Lord will never come:
We need not fear a future day,
Or wait a fearful doom.

2 The things wherof we have been told
That they should come to pass;
Are now just as they were of old,
And will forever last.

3 For, since the fathers fell asleep,
The world has took no change;
Should God our crimes in mem'ry keep,
That would be very strange.

4 Just so it was, before the flood,
Tho' men had long been warn'd;
They still despis'd the threats of God!
And lived unconcern'd.

5 When long they had despis'd his grace;
At last they found it true;
When suddenly a change took place,
Which prov'd their overthrow.

6 The righteous judgments of the Lord,
At his appointed times;
Proves daring sinners' just reward
For all their guilt and crimes.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #CLI

Author: Paul Henkel

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First Line: Let willful sinners boast and say
Author: Paul Henkel
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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