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Composer: R. L. Pearsall (1863)
Published in 20 hymnals

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Composer: R. L. Pearsall

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Tune Information

Composer: R. L. Pearsall (1863)
Incipit: 51713 65543 22313
Key: D Major
Source: St. Gall Gesangbuch, 1863
Copyright: Public Domain


The world is very evil

The world is very evil,
The times are waxing late,
Be sober and keep vigil,
The Judge is at the gate;
The Judge Who comes in mercy,
The Judge Who comes with might,
Who comes to end the evil,
Who comes to crown the right.

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #647
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #7627
Text: The World Is Very Evil
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Catholic Book of Worship III #455


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #647

Hymns and Psalms #132

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #241a


Small Church Music #2230


The Cyber Hymnal #7627

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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