Sinner Secure, The Writing See!

Sinner secure, the writing see!

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: JOSEPHINE
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Sinner secure, the writing see!
Death, judgment, hell it speaks to thee;
The number of thy days
Is finished in a moment here,
With horror then thou must appear
Before thy Judge’s face.

2 Weighed in the scale, thou wanting art,
And when thy soul and body part,
Thy guilty spirit flies
From earth, with kindred fiends to dwell,
Condemned the second death to feel,
The death that never dies.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11152

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 >

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First Line: Sinner secure, the writing see!
Title: Sinner Secure, The Writing See!
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.8.6 D
Source: Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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