Wake from intemperance, hear ye mercy's song

Wake from intemperance, hear ye mercy's song

Author: F. Denison
Tune: [Wake from intemperance!]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Wake from intemperance!
Hear ye mercy's song!
Rouse from your festal trance!
Grasp the arm that's strong.

Strike for the victory!
Dash to earth the cup!
Christ gives us liberty,
Lift his banner up!

2 List to the trumpet call,
Sweet as angel voice;
Haste ere you down shall fall,
Make today your choice. [Chorus]

3 Turn from the charmer's way,
Fly the viper's breath;
Hear now the Savior say,
"I will save from death." [Chorus]

4 Sunder the chains of sin,
Now's the hour of life;
Trusting a crown to win,
Nobly meet the strife. [Chorus]

Source: Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #116

Author: F. Denison

Denison, Frederic. (Stonington, Connecticut, September 28, 1819--August 16, 1901, Providence, Rhode Island). Baptist. Son of Isaac and Levina (Fish) Denison. Brown University, B.A. 1847, and M.A. Pastorates at First Baptist Church, Westerly, Rhode Island, 1847-1854; Central Baptist Church, Norwich, Connecticut, 1854-1859; Baptist Church at Central Falls, Rhode Island, 1859-1861; First Baptist Church, Westerly, Rhode Island, 1865-1871; Baptist Church oat New Haven, Connecticut, 1872-1873; Baptist Church at Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 1874-1876; and Roger Williams Baptist Church, Wanskuck, Providence, Rhode Island, for a few years after leaving Woonsocket. Army chaplain with First Rhode Island Cavalry (1861-1863), and Third Rhode Island Heavy A… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wake from intemperance, hear ye mercy's song
Author: F. Denison
Refrain First Line: Strike for the victory
Copyright: Public Domain



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Joy to the World #116

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