The judgment day is drawing near

Representative Text

1 The judgment day is drawing near,
That great day of the Lord;
The summons all mankind shall hear,
That great day of the Lord.
All pomp and pride and vaunted power,
All empires, thrones of earthly dower,
Shall perish in that awful hour,
That great day of the Lord.

Refrain:
That great day is coming,
That dark day is coming,
That dread day is coming,
That great day of the Lord.

2 How shall we meet that dreadful day,
That great day of the Lord?
When Heav’n and earth shall flee away,
That great day of the Lord;
What power can shield the guilty soul,
All scarred and stained by sin’s control,
While thunderings of God’s justice roll?
That great day of the Lord. [Refrain]

3 Christ is a refuge for your soul,
That great day of the Lord;
Seek now release from sin’s control,
That great day of the Lord;
O fly into His pierced embrace,
And be a sinner saved by grace;
With joy you’ll then behold His face,
That great day of the Lord. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12213

Author: Louise J. Strong

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First Line: The judgment day is drawing near
Author: Louise J. Strong
Refrain First Line: That great day is coming
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Colored Sacred Harp, Third Revised edition #24

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The Cyber Hymnal #12213

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