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When the Gospel Race Is Run

When the Gospel race is run

Author: William Dickinson (1846)
Tune: CALVARY (Monk)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1. When the Gospel race is run,
When the Gentile day is done,
Signs and wonders there shall be
In the heaven, and earth, and sea.

2. Jesus, in that awful hour
Every soul shall own Thy power,
Every eye the cloud; shall scan,
Signal of the Son of Man.

3. Lo! mid terror and mid tears,
Jesus in the clouds appears,
While the trump’s tremendous blast
Peals, the loudest and the last.

4. East and west, and south and north,
Speeds each glorious angel forth,
Gathering in with glittering wing
Zion’s saints to Zion’s king.

5. Man nor angel knows that day,
Heaven and earth shall pass away;
Still shall stand the Savior’s Word,
Deathless as its deathless Lord.

Author: William Dickinson

Dickinson, William, published in 1846:— Hymns for Passion Week and the Forty Days, Adapted for Churches or for Private Worship, Lond., J. Nisbet & Co., 1846. These hymns deal with such events in the history of Our Lord, as "The Alabaster Box"; "The Barren Fig Tree"; "The Cleansing of the Temple"; "The washing of the Disciples' feet," &c.; and with the Parables of "The Wedding garment"; "The Talents," &c, which are not commonly versified, and are worthy of attention. The following have come into common use:— 1. Calm'd each soul, and clos'd each door. Easterday at Even. This is in the Rugby School Hymn Book, 1876; and as "Calm they sit with closed door," in Kennedy, 1863; and Holy Song, 1869. 2. Ere that solemn hour of doom. The… Go to person page >

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First Line: When the Gospel race is run
Title: When the Gospel Race Is Run
Author: William Dickinson (1846)
Source: Hymns for Passion Week and the Forty Days (London: J. Nisbet & Company, 1846)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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