The great Jehovah, who shall darePublished in 1 hymnal
1 The great Jehovah! who shall dare
With him to tempt unequal war;
What heart of steel shall dare t'oppose,
And league among his hardened foes.
2 At his command the lightenings dart,
And swift transfix the rebel-heart:
Earth trembles at his look and cleaves,
And legions sink in living graves.
3 See Pharaoh sinking in the tide!
See Babel's tyrant, mad with pride,
Graze with the beasts! hear Herod roar,
While worms his deity devour!
4 See from the turrets of the skies,
Tall cherubs sink no more to rise;
And trace their rank on thrones of light
by heavier chains and darker night!
5 Great God! and shall this soul of mine
Presume to challenge wrath divine?
Trembling I seek thy mercy-seat,
And lay my weapons at thy feet.
A New Selection of Hymns, 1812
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|A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #42||The great Jehovah, who shall dare||The great Jehovah, who shall dare||L. M.||Job 9:4||1812|