The Day of Judgment

Lift your heads, ye friends of Jesus

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 87 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Lift your heads, ye friends of Jesus,
Partners in his patience here;
Christ, to all believers precious,
Lord of lords shall soon appear.
Mark the tokens
Of his heavenly kingdom near.

2 Yes, the prize shall soon be given;
We his open face shall see;
Love, the earnest of our heaven,
Love our full reward shall be;
Love shall crown us
Kings through all eternity.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #855

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lift your heads, ye friends of Jesus
Title: The Day of Judgment
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

CORONAE (Monk)

William H. Monk (PHH 332) composed CORONAE in 1871. The following year it was published in J Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes Old and New as a setting for Thomas Kelly's text "Look, ye saints, the sight is glorious." That text had "Crown him!" in each stanza, thus the title for this tune. A bar fo…

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[Lift your heads, ye friends of Jesus]


KELVEDEN


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