Flee for refuge

There's an awful day that's coming

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [There's an awful day that's coming] (Warren)
Published in 6 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 There’s an awful day that’s coming,
Soon we’ll feel the judgment shock;
Then, poor sinner, seek a refuge
In the Everlasting Rock.

Come, poor sinner, get salvation
Ere all hope has fled away;
Heed the warning, flee for refuge,
Come to Jesus, come today.

2 O’er thy head thy sins are forming
Into clouds of threatening storm;
Hear the angry thunders rolling,
Soon the woeful blast will come. [Refrain]

3 Stop, poor sinner, madly heaping
Wrath against the day of wrath;
At thy horror and thy weeping,
Frowning judgment will but laugh. [Refrain]

4 Soon thy heart will stop its beating,
Death, a sullen, awful flood,
End thy days so short and fleeting;
Quickly, sinner, come to God. [Refrain]

5 Sinner, in this very moment,
Ere the billows sweep away
Grieved and slighted hopes of Heaven,
Flee for refuge while you may. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13336

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's an awful day that's coming
Title: Flee for refuge
Author: D. S. Warner
Refrain First Line: Come, poor sinner, get salvation
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #13336
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The Cyber Hymnal #13336

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