The Lord is coming, let this be

Representative Text

1 The Lord is coming! let this be
The herald note of jubilee;
And when we meet, and when we part,
The salutation from the heart.

2 The Lord is coming! sound it forth,
From East to West, from South to North;
Speed on! speed on the tidings glad,
That none who love him may be sad.

3 The Lord is coming! saints, rejoice!
We soon shall hear his glorious voice,
Majestic, uttered from afar,
As on he hastes his conquering car.

4 The Lord is coming! vengeful, dire,
Are all his judgments and his ire,
And none can hope to escape his wrath,
Who walk not in the narrow path.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #879

Text Information

First Line: The Lord is coming, let this be
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

SOLID ROCK

The Sunday school hymn writer William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) composed SOLID ROCK in 1863 for Edward Mote's "My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less." The tune name derives from that song's refrain: "On Christ, the solid rock, I stand. . . .” Bradbury published SOLID ROCK in his 1864 children's collection…

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WARRINGTON

WARRINGTON was composed by Ralph Harrison (b. Chinley, Derbyshire, England, 1748; d. Manchester, Lancashire, England, 1810) and published in his collection of psalm tunes, Sacred Harmony (1784). The tune's rising inflections help to accent words such as erotic (probably the only time this word has b…

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Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3939
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Instances

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Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #200

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The Cyber Hymnal #3939

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