The Lord is coming, seas retire

Representative Text

1 The Lord is coming! seas, retire!
Ye mountains, melt to liquid fire!
Ye oceans, cease to ebb and flow!
His stately steppings ye should know.

2 The Lord is coming! Who shall stand?
Who shall be found at his right hand?
He with the righteous garment on
Which Christ our glorious King hath won.

3 The Lord is coming! watch and pray!
So shalt thou hasten that glad day;
So shalt thou then escape the snare,
And Christ's eternal glory share.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #882

Text Information

First Line: The Lord is coming, seas retire
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

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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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #882

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