Waked by the trumpet's sound

Waked by the trumpet's sound

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 16 hymnals

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1 Waked by the trumpet's sound,
I from my grave shall rise,
And see the Judge with glory crowned,
And see the flaming skies!

2 Who can resolve the doubt
That tears my anxious breast?
Shall I be with the lost cast out,
Or numbered with the blest?

3 Oh Thou that wouldst not have
One wretched sinner die!
Who diedst Thyself, my soul to save
From endless misery!--

4 Show me the way to shun
Thy dreadful wrath severe!
That when Thou comest on Thy throne,
I may with joy appear!

Source: The Book of Worship #293

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Waked by the trumpet's sound
Author: Charles Wesley



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d475

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #960

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #324.960

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The Baptist Hymn Book #960

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The Book of Worship #293

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #709

The Christian Psalmist #d713

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #79

The Devotional Hymn Book #d516

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The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #513

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