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The Judgment

The judgment day is coming on, God's Word declares it true

Author: J. Wilbur Chapman
Tune: [The judgment day is coming on]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The judgment day is coming on,
God’s Word declares it true;
Upon the great white throne will be
The One oft spurned by you.

Judgment! all your sins confronting,
Judgment! with no help or guide.
Judgment! all your record facing;
Judgment! with no place to hide.

2 The broken laws, the sins forgot,
Will meet you on that day,
And from the record written there
You cannot turn away. [Refrain]

3 God’s mercy will be ended then,
The day of grace be done;
The time you might have chosen life
Will be forever gone. [Refrain]

4 But, hark! the door stands open wide,
God’s Spirit still is nigh;
In gentle tones the Savior pleads,
Oh, turn! why will ye die? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14787

Author: J. Wilbur Chapman

Rv John Wilbur Chapman DD LLD USA 1859-1918. Born in Richmond, IN, he attended Quaker Day School and Methodist Sunday school. At age 17 he made a public declaration of his Christian faith and joined the Richmond Presbyterian Church. He received his seminary degree from Lane Theoloical Seminary, Cincinnati, OH. He was later awarded a Doctorate in Divinity from the College of Wooster, and an LL.D. from Heidelberg University. In 1882 he married Irene Steddon. They had a daughter. His wife died in 1886. In 1888 he married Agnes Pruyn Strain, and they had four children. His second wife died in 1907. In 1910 he married Mabel Cornelia Moulton. He held six pastorates in OH, IN, NY, PA, NY, NY before becoming an evangelist, generally trave… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The judgment day is coming on, God's Word declares it true
Title: The Judgment
Author: J. Wilbur Chapman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Judgment, all your sins confronting
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #14787
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The Cyber Hymnal #14787

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