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Escape the Judgment Day

We tread upon the awful verge

Author: D. S. Warner
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We tread upon the awful verge
Of judgment’s great and dreadful day;
Its flames shall all the world submerge,
And sweep the sinner’s hope away.

Refrain:
Oh, the Lord is surely coming!
Sinners lost shall melt away;
Oh, repent this very moment,
And escape the judgment day.

2 In all the earth, and in the sky,
The hand of God his tokens writes;
The coming of the Lord is nigh,
O sinner, wake while love invites. [Refrain]

3 If God commanded men of yore,
Behold, he cometh; watch and pray,
To us he speaketh much the more,
AS we approach the solemn day. [Refrain]

4 The day of vengeance has begun,
A sword devours thro’ all the land;
The tempest, hail and fire run,
The final judgment is at hand. [Refrain]

5 We hear the rumbling of a crash,
The crisis of eternity;
The instant of that light’ning flash
Will fix fore’er thy destiny. [Refrain]

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #125

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: We tread upon the awful verge
Title: Escape the Judgment Day
Author: D. S. Warner
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, the Lord is surely coming

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Anthems from the Throne #64

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Echoes from Glory #121

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Truth in Song #125

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