Category Archives: The Second Coming

Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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What Terrors Shake My Trembling Soul!

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. What terrors shake my trembling soul! Behold! the … Continue reading

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Zion’s King Shall Reign Victorious

Zion’s king shall reign victorious, All the earth shall own His sway; He will make His kingdom glorious, He will reign through endless day. What though none on earth assist Him, God requires not help from man; What though all … Continue reading

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The Lord Will Come! The Earth Shall Quake

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on the Second Sunday in Advent. The Lord will come! the … Continue reading

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Day Of Wrath And Doom Impending

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Nigher Still, And Still More Nigh

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Dies Irae

Today being All Souls’ Day, in honor of the Faithful Departed: This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, … Continue reading

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