Hark, a Thrilling Voice is Sounding
Music: "O der alles", Neues
geistreiches Gesangbuch, Halle, 1705
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Merton: MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / XML
Stuttgart: MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / XML
Meter: 87 87
Source: W. H. Monk and C. Steggall, eds., Hymns Ancient and Modern (London, William Clowes and Sons, Old Edition, 1889), Hymn 47
See Also Hymn #60 from The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941
Text: Rom. 13:11
And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep:
for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
3. Lo, the Lamb, so long expected,
Comes with pardon down from heaven.
Let us haste, with tears of sorrow,
One and all, to be forgiven,
4. That, when next He comes with glory
And the world is wrapped in fear,
With His mercy He may shield us3
And with words of love draw near.
5. Honour, glory, might, and blessing,4
To the Father and the Son,
With the everlasting Spirit,
While eternal ages run!
Sheet music from A. B. Goodrich, ed., A New Service And Tune Book For Sunday Schools (New York: Gen. Prot. Episc. S. S. Union and Church Book Society, 1863, New Edition, Enlarged, 1866), #73, p. 77.
Sheet Music "Merton" by W. H. Monk from Mary Palmer and John Farmer, eds., Church Sunday School Hymn-Book (London: Church of England Sunday-School Institute, 1892), #32.
1. Some cite a 6th century Latin hymn as the source. Return
1a. Or: 'we hear it say' Return
2. Or: 'Startled by the solemn warning.' Return
2a. Or: 'all sloth dispelling' Return
3. Or: 'He may with His mercy shield us' Or 'He may shield us with His mercy' Return
4. Or: 'Honor, glory, might, dominion,' Return
Some information from The Lutheran Hymnal (1941) and Oremus.org
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