That Awful Day Will Surely Come

That awful day will surely come

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 342 hymnals

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1 That awful day will surely come,
Th' appointed hour makes haste,
When I must stand before my Judge,
And pass the solemn test.

2 Thou lovely Chief of all my joys,
Thou Sovereign of my heart!
How could I bear to hear thy voice
Pronounce the sound, depart!

3 Oh, wretched state of deep despair,
To see my God remove,
And fix my doleful station where
I must not taste his love!

4 Oh, tell me that my worthless name
Is graven on thy hands;
Show me some promise in thy Book,
Where my salvation stands.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #924

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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WINDSOR (OLD 116TH)


BANGOR (Tansur)

Traditionally used for Montgomery's text and for Peter Abelard's "Alone Thou Goest Forth, O Lord," BANGOR comes from William Tans'ur's A Compleat Melody: or the Harmony of Syon (the preface of which is dated 1734). In that collection the tune was a three-part setting for Psalm 12 (and for Psalm 11 i…

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Instances (1 - 100 of 342)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Book of Worship for the Use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church ... of the Church of the Redeemer, Richmond, Virginia #d156
A Choice Collection of Hymns, and Spiritual Songs, designed for the devotions of Israel, in prayer, conference, and camp-meetings...(2nd ed.) #142Page Scan
A Choice Selection of Hymns. 2nd ed. #d185
A Choice Selection of Hymns. 6th ed. #d233
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #626Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d546
A Collection of Hymns and Psalms for the Use of Singing School and Musical Societies #d142
A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d232
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d783
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d787
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d788
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #719Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d330
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d563
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #579Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #579Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d325
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d477
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #1007Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #720Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #579Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship #d299
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion #296Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #227Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship. 2nd ed. #d303
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion of the church of Christ: with an appendix of German hymns #296Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion, of the church of Christ (6th ed.) #296Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #597Page Scan
A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #221Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #470Page Scan
A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d270
A New and Choice Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d144
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d229
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d445
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #506Page Scan
A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #139Page Scan
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d440
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d277
A Selection of Hymns & Psalms: from the most approved authors: principally from Watts & Rippon: together with originals #419Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d258
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d265
A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors: adapted to Public Worship and Social Prayer Meetings #d360
A Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, from the Most Approved Authors ... of the Church of Christ #d277
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #987Page Scan
A. M. E. C. Hymnal #647
Additional Hymns, Adopted by the General Synod of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America, at their Session, June 1846, and authorized to be used in the churches under their care #322Page Scan
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #470Page Scan
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #78bPage Scan
Baptist Chorals: a tune and hymn book designed to promote general congregational singing; containing one hundred and sixty four tunes adapted to about four hundred choice hymns #233Page Scan
Baptist Harmony #d214
Baptist Songs with Music #d182
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #227cPage Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d832
Chapel Hymns #d512
Choice Hymns: for social and private devotion, Lord's Day schools and revivals. (2nd ed.) #230Page Scan
Christian Psalmody, in Four Parts; containing Dr. Watt's Psalms Abridged; Dr. Watt's Hymns Abridged; Select Hymns from Other Authors; and Select Harmony: together with directions... (2nd. ed.) #WH.II.107Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d833
Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #269Page Scan
Church Chorals and Choir Studies #74Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d960
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #525Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #928Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #658Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #658Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #658Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H632Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #632Page Scan
Cole's Pocket Edition of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Containing Most of the Tunes Used in Different Churches #d125
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d663
Conference Hymns for Social Worship. 8th ed. #d122
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #332Page Scan
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs for ... Religious Assemblies and Private Christians ... 9th ed. #d141
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #312Page Scan
Dyer's Psalmist: A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs for the use of Baptist Churches (Rev. & Corrd. ed.) #447Page Scan
Eine kleine Lieder-Sammlung, zum allgemeinen Gebrauch des wahrern Gottes-dienstes, fuer die Gemeinde Gottes #d140
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #428Page Scan
Familiar Hymns for Social Meetings #19Page Scan
Family Hymns #d226
Free Methodist Hymnal #d574
General Baptist Hymn Book #d433
General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d289
Gospel Hymns and Tune Book #d347
Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d386
Gospel Melodies #d170
Hallowed Songs #d318
Hallowed Songs: a collection of the most popular hymns and tunes, both old, and new, designed for prayer and social meetings, revivals, family worship, and Sabbath schools #64Page Scan
Hallowed Songs: for prayer and social meetings, containing hymns and tunes, carefully selected from all sources, both old and new, and are of the most spiritual..(Newly Revised) #187Page Scan
Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d299
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #597Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d488
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d473
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #597Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #689Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #689Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #838Page Scan
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #470Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #1020Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #1020Page Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #268Page Scan
Hymns and Chants: with offices of devotion. For use in Sunday-schools, parochial and week day schools, seminaries and colleges. Arranged according to the Church year #6Page Scan

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