Category Archives: The Second Coming

The World Is Grown Old, And Her Pleasures Are Past

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Fourth Sunday in Advent. The world is grown … Continue reading

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In The Sun And Moon And Stars

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 used in that hymnal for the Second Sunday in Advent. In the sun and moon … Continue reading

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The Chariot! The Chariot! Its Wheels Roll On Fire

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Second Sunday in Advent. The chariot! the chariot! … Continue reading

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That Day Of Wrath, That Dreadful Day

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): That day of wrath, that dreadful day, When heaven and earth shall pass away, What power shall be the sinner’s stay? How shall he meet that dreadful … Continue reading

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Great God, What Do I See And Hear?

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Great God, what do I see and hear? The end of things created: The Judge of all men doth appear, On clouds of glory seated: The trumpet sounds, … Continue reading

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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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