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Weighed in the Balance

Full Text

1 Weighed in the balance of justice true,
Sinful the path thou hast trod;
Weighed and found wanting—will it be you?
Weighed by the word of God.

Refrain:
Weighed and found wanting,
Weighed and found wanting,
Rejected at heaven’s door.

2 There it will hurt like a wounding dart
When this dread answer shall fall:
“Weighed and found wanting”; ’twill pierce thy heart
At the last judgment call. [Refrain]

3 Weighed by the word which is given now,
Search it and know thou art pure;
Unto its mandates in meekness bow,
Then thou shalt be secure. [Refrain]

4 At the tribunal where Christ is judge,
Where every deed is made known,
“Weighed and found wanting” each guilty soul
Stands there before His throne. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Barney Elliott Warren

Barney Elliott Warren was an American Christian hymnwriter and minister. See more in Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Weighed in the balance of justice true
Title: Weighed in the Balance
Author: Barney Elliott Warren
Meter: 9.7.9.6 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Weighed and found wanting

Timeline

Instances

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Timeless Truths #26Text
Include 13 pre-1979 instances



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