Angels Gathering the Elect

Mighty messengers are running

Author: D. S. Warner (1888)
Tune: [Mighty messengers are running]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Mighty messengers are running,
Shouting, “Flee from Babel’s doom!
For her plagues are swiftly coming,
Her destruction will be soon.”

Oh, behold the angels flying,
Sounding loud the trump of God;
Gath’ring home the sons of Zion,
Sanctified in Jesus’ blood.

2 Popish reign of bloody terror
Passed around—an awful night—
Now the cloudy day of error
Breaks away in evening light. [Refrain]

3 Hark! the shouts of joyful freedom,
’Tis the captives coming home;
From each name of sect confusion,
Made complete in Christ alone. [Refrain]

4 Out of Sodom’s desolation,
Out of mystic Babel’s fog;
In the light of full salvation,
We are coming home to God. [Refrain]

5 Heaven’s truth on earth is telling,
Light is streaming from above;
Saints have found in God their dwelling,
Sweetly bound in perfect love. [Refrain]

Anthems from the Throne, 1888 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Mighty messengers are running
Title: Angels Gathering the Elect
Author: D. S. Warner (1888)
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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